Episode 9: Dan O'Connell and Keith Messick
Associated with
Dan O'Connell Dan O'Connell
Gil Allouche Gil Allouche
Keith Messick Keith Messick
Posted Apr 28, 2021 61 min read
Episode 9: Dan O'Connell and Keith Messick
Listen now

In our ninth episode, Gil Allouche talks startup building and category creation with two experienced B2B operators who made huge impacts on the cloud communication and product/feature management categories.

Panelists for this episode include:

Dan O'Connell, CRO of Dialpad and influencer of the Conversational Intelligence category
Keith Messick, SVP of Marketing at LaunchDarkly and influential in the Feature Management Platform category

You'll walk away from this episode with great insights around:

Why it's a bigger risk to not swing for the fences than it is to even work at a startup, which is risky to begin with
When, why, and how to ignore advice from your VC
How even the most mundane estimates in a forecasting model can throw you completely off