Deidre Paknad is co-founder and chief executive officer at Workboard.
Deidre Paknad is the cofounder and CEO of Workboard which is an enterprise SaaS company that helps companies unlock growth by making alignment and accountability remarkably easy. The company has raised over $60 million from Andreessen Horowitz, GGV Capital, Crosslink Capital, Floodgate, Granite Ventures, M12, and Opus capital to name a few. 
Deidre Paknad is the CEO and co-founder of Workboard ( 🕒 Time Stamped Show Notes: 00:00 – Nathan's introduction to today's show 0:25 – How Workboard has been built to help companies acheive their stragtegic priorities faster 1:20 – Why the average customer is around $125k annually 1:45 – How they launched the company in 2014 2:45 – Why they've raised $12M in total capital thus far 4:45 – How they've landed 50 enterprise customers 5:15 – How they are doing around $520k in MRR today 6:30 – Why they decided to upsell based on number of seats 7:30 – How they are aiming for a 6 month payback period going forward 8:45 – Why they are hitting 140% net revenue retention 11:0 – How they are professional services and coaching to drive stickiness 12:20 – Why they are landing deals for around $17k with payback right away 13:35 – How their team of 55 is based in the Bay Area 14:15 – Why they aren't looking to raised until April 2019 15:00 – How she would view a $100M acquisition right now 15:50 – Why they are looking for a four month ramp period on their sales team 16:50 – The Famous Five
In this episode we talk to Deidre Paknad, CEO of Workboard. Click here to connect with this guest on LinkedIn.
CEO and co-founder of Workboard Deidre Paknad joins Jason Hartman on Speaking of Wealth show. Today's episode has Deidre explains and talk about her Workboard app which automatically helps line managers managed their team priorities, goals, reports and the metrics of the company into a simple to-do list as well as how to be a more efficient and better  manager with their teams.   Key Takeaways:  1:20 – The Workboard came to be when Deidre wondered why there wasn't an app to help managers be better at leadership and managing. 2:10 – What Workboard does is take a look at how to make managers better at leading their teams. 4:32 – Workboard automatically puts together a manager workload, so managers will have more time. 5:45 – Workboard helps make a very simple to-do list of defining what the goals and metrics are for the company. 8:19 – Deidre explains what she think are the most important stages of the work load setup.  12:32 – Workboard is bit like a project management tool, but it can do more than that. 15:00 – Workboard can prompt the manager to acknowledge and celebrate a teams effect on work and teams can also acknowledging each other work. 16:45 –  Workboard is a free app that can help teams go faster and achieve great things with less effort.   Mentioned in this episode: @workboard inc
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Palo Alto, California, United States of America
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