April 22, 2015

Trulia Founder Sami Inkinen on How to Achieve the Impossible

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Achieve the Impossible

How do you actually go about achieving what most people think is completely impossible? Trulia founder Sami Inkinen shares what he learned in business, health, and life from founding real estate marketplace Trulia, taking it all the way to IPO, breaking the two-person transpacific rowing world record, and more. If you can measure something, he believes, you can improve it.


About the Speaker

Sami Inkinen co-founded online real estate marketplace Trulia and was its COO and President until its IPO in 2012. Prior to co-founding Trulia, he worked at Microsoft, Nokia and McKinsey. He has a Masters in Engineering and MBA from Stanford University. Sami is most passionate about advancing human health and performance on a global scale and has invested in and helped health focused startups, such as MyFitnessPal, Augmedix, and Beddit. He is a triathlon world champion and recently rowed across the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii unsupported with his wife at a record speed to raise awareness about the dangers of sugar. He is still married.

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