A Smoother Business Model

Lewis Cirne, New Relic

New Relic Founder and CEO Lew Cirne says his company’s business model incorporates both individual subscriptions and enterprise licensing as a way to smooth out revenue flow. In conversation with Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers, Cirne also says that a product’s simplicity is key if it is to spread throughout a market, and that a firm’s business model can guide product design.