Shawn Riegsecker built Centro, #1 place to work in Chicago: Hear how @ Bytes Over Bagels

by John W Ostler
May 8, 2013

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This week's feature interview is with Shawn Riegsecker, Founder and CEO of Centro. Centro's been voted best place to work in Chicago Crains for 3 years in a row.  He talks about their culture, how they manage retention, and the personal sacrifices he made to create the company that includes sleeping on the floor in Centro's server room.  

During the interview, we also ask him about the current state of digital advertising and his thoughts on mobile advertising in particular.

Listen to episode 12 of Bytes Over Bagels in glorious HTML5 at
http://bytesoverbagels.com or thru iTunes Podcast

 

Chicago Tech Startup Madness bracket!!!

We're also talking about Dabble, Zealous Good, MoxieJean, and Vinyl Me, Please.  They are the first 4 of 32 Chicago Startups that will enter our Chicago Tech Startup Madness bracket!!!!!  The winner will receive a sweet prize pack and an interview on the show. 

Vote for your favorite company by tweeting:

  1. @zealousgood #chicagotechstartupmadness
  2. @dabblehq #chicagotechstartupmadness
  3. @moxiejeankids #chicagotechstartupmadness
  4. @vinylmeplease #chicagotechstartupmadness

 

This week's music feature is Chicago's own Penthouse Sweets
Bagels are brought to you by Chicago's own: NYC Bagel Deli
Coffee brought to you by Chicago's own: Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

NEXT WEEK's featured guest is Phil Tadros, Founder and CEO of Doejo & more

 

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