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David Cancel

By David Cancel

In this interview, David Cancel shares his thoughts on how to communicate with customers to gain essential and unique insights. He then evaluates the merits of working with investors vs bootstrapping, before offering his judgement on what makes for good marketing.

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“The hardest thing is being able to put your ego aside so that you can learn. We all want to create what’s in our head, but you need to be able to put your own ideas to the side and really listen to your customers to solve their problems.”

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David is currently the CEO of Drift, which helps companies better engage with their customers. Previously, he was the Chief Product Officer at HubSpot following its acquisition of Performable, a company which he founded in 2009. Before that David was the CTO & co-founder of Lookery and before that he was the CTO of Compete, up until its acquisition by Taylor Nelson Sofres.
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David is currently the CEO of Drift, which helps companies better engage with their customers. Previously, he was the Chief Product Officer at HubSpot following its acquisition of Performable, a company which he founded in 2009. Before that David was the CTO & co-founder of Lookery and before that he was the CTO of Compete, up until its acquisition by Taylor Nelson Sofres.
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