How to Build a Business When Everyone Says Your Idea is Impossible
Chris Barton is the co-founder of Shazam, a mobile music recognition service which started out as an idea that Chris had in 1999. All the experts told him that it was impossible. Today, Shazam has over 100 million active users each month.
In 2004, Chris joined Google and currently he’s working at Dropbox, where he’s responsible for business development for mobile operators. He also continues to serve on the Shazam Entertainment board.
- “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” — Walter Bagehot
- “Burn Rate” by Michael Wolff
Links, Resources & People Mentioned
- Chris Barton – @bartonsurfer
- Omer Khan – @omerkhan