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Episode 91: We Were Selling One Car Per Month When I Joined Tesla - JOhn ROkos - Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Released Wednesday, 30th September 2020
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John is the Founder, CEO, & Product Architect of Enemy Tree, a California, USA based technology startup whose products are wide-reaching experiments in hardware, software, and services that positively impact peoples lives.

Previously, John spent nearly 6 years at Tesla Motors leading teams and internally innovating in areas like operations, sales, delivery, customer service, and marketing. This created an even deeper passion for startups that was already so strong it pulled JOhn to the West Coast. It gave him a profound appreciation for the incredible people who sacrifice so much to make a product and company great.

Prior to that, JOhn not only built a very strong business and operations foundation by working at BIC Consumer Products and learned the roots of quality, systems, process, and execution but also dove deep into the practical and theoretical details of business

In addition to building products now, John is also an active Angel Investor, as well as a mentor and advisor to several startups and entrepreneurs.

John was an early investor in Gimlet Media which sold to Spotify for $200m.

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