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The Advantages of Being a Co-CEO

Jannick Malling, Public.com
In conversation with: Toby Corey, Stanford University

Public.com co-founder Jannick Malling discusses the advantages of his decision to share the CEO role with Leif Abraham. He notes that while the arrangement may occasionally slow decision making, that’s less of a disadvantage in a highly regulated industry where compliance is as important as speed. Advantages include sharing the public facing-responsibilities of the role, delaying the need to hire at the C-level, presenting a united front when announcing decisions, and giving both CEOs time to maintain strong connections to customers and employees.