The Second Time's the Charm

Tom Conrad, Pandora

After initially turning down the opportunity to work for Pandora (formerly called Savage Beast), Tom Conrad, CTO, shares an anecdote about how following his passion led to tremendous personal and professional success. Though he eventually accepted the job with reservations, six weeks later it became the exact position he had dreamed of. To his surprise, the objective for the company had changed, providing the environment he'd hoped for to drive the direction of this popular consumer music product.