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EPISODE 6 - Jan. 8th | Craig Kanarick & Jeff Dachis

Released Saturday, 9th January 2021
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Ep. 6, Jeff Dachis & Craig Kanarick, the Founders of Razorfish help us kick off 2021 with a bang. We're gonna party like it's 1995.
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4:00 We like to start... at the beginning.
5:05 Jeff and I knew each other growing up.
9:00 A related AGENCY . COM story...
11:50 You could feel convergence happening.
13:00 The Liberal Arts degree turned out to be handy.
14:25 I bumped into the folks at Blender... I bump into Craig.
16:12 By definition we were lucky.
17:30 This was really happening in New York.
19:25 Razorfish... what the heck?! How'd you come up with the name?
23:50 Break the Xerox machine... fill the inkwell with spaghetti sauce and see what happens.
24:40 There was a small group of us that wanted the Internet to be a beautiful place.
27:15 Build the "Thing," not the "Thing about the Thing."
28:30 The time where you didn't have to explain what the "World Wide Web" was.
30:00 When Omnicom made that bet on those 6 companies... It changed the game.
31:25 What was "Holy Crap! We did that!"? ...Building Schwab . com.
35:22 We were at an Omnicom event in London...
36:30 If you want your Website to do that, Division A needs to talk to B.
39:05 Who wanted to have a bunch of failed projects on your roster?!
41:50 How did those early times impact what you do now?
43:30 How did you maintain your culture as you grew?
45:00 Craig, what are you doing today?
47:15 Jeff, how about you?
51:10 Jeff and I would step back a lot to appreciate where we were.
54:20 In Healthtech I feel a similar sense of change.

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