Episode 39: Annastasia Seebohm, on becoming CEO of the Spotify founder’s foundation, her leadership of Quintessentially, the global lifestyle group, and how she adjusted her lifestyle after an episode of burnout.
Annastasia Seebohm is the newly appointed CEO of Brilliant Minds Foundation. This marks her second CEO role under the age of 35. Brilliant Minds Foundation was founded in 2015 by Spotify founder and CEO, Daniel Ek, and has brought together the world’s most influential thought leaders at the intersection of humanity and technology.Prior to her current role, Seebohm was the Group CEO of Quintessentially. The first female and millennial to hold the Group CEO role, Seebohm was responsible for the strategy and day-to-day operations of Quintessentially, the world’s leading lifestyle group. She led over 1,000 employees across 50 cities, and spearheaded Quintessentially’s global growth. During her tenure, annual revenues exceeded $100 million. She’s been profiled in publications including Forbes, Vanity Fair, Bloomberg, The CEO Magazine and Harvard Business Review. British GQ listed Seebohm as one of the Top 50 Most Influential People in the UK.Seebohm talks to Rich and Gianni about the “70/30 rule” she followed to achieve her dream of becoming a CEO before age 30, illuminates the importance of young entrepreneurs finding their “why,” and talks about the childhood experience that supercharged her maturity, enabling her to lead organizations from a young age.
Episode 38: Bozoma St. John on arranging Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl half-time show, getting her groove back after a tragic loss, and working with Netflix as the streaming giant’s CMO.
Episode 40: Rich hosts Sabrina Ionescu, the WNBA star and CC Sabathia, the former MLB All-star pitcher, and talks about playing in New York, realizing their athletic goals, and the childhood moments where they locked into their respective sports.
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Boardroom: Out of Office brings fans inside the candid conversations entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers, and executives have with each other once they’ve left the confines of work itself. From career trajectories to the ins-and-outs of entrepreneurship to the “aha!” moments along the way, host Rich Kleiman gives fans a look at culture in a brand-new way by examining life at the intersection of business and entertainment.