8: Interview with Gary Levitt founder of Mad Mimi

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From 14 hour shifts as a Busboy in SOHO to selling his company Mad Mimi for $45,000,000 to Godaddy, this interview with Gary Levitt is one of the most inspirational I have ever heard. Hear his story and ignite your passion! From working on the music for The Oprah Winfrey Show to his love for Jazz and how he taught himself HTML from a book, this interview will keep you on the edge of your seat and waiting for more! Learn about his belief in remote working, always going to the top and his being anti-establishment and why that matters. You will learn something from this episode and be inspired.

Name: Gary Levitt

Website: www.MadMimi.com

New Co: Pinecone.com

LinkedIn: Gary Levitt on LinkedIn

Twitter: @garyjoe

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Gary

People, Companies and Books Mentioned in this Episode

MadMimi

GoDaddy.com

Tim Ferris & the 4 Hour Work Week (Gary Did not read it)

But he did watch this Ted Talk with Tim

Getting Real By Jason Fried from 37 Signals

Oprah Winfrey

Sonic Bids

Head First HTML & CSS By: Elisabeth Robson

Media Temple

Ruby on Rails

David Heinemeier Hansson

Jeff Patton

User Story Mapping by: Jeff Patton (Gary calls this on of the greatest books ever written)

Jet Blue

Original Mad Mimi Launch Article on Mashable

Original Mad Mimi Launch Article on Ajaxian

Starbucks

Dave Hoover

Tobie Langel

Constant Contact

MailChimp

Bob Parsons

KKR

SilverLake

GoDaddy is Acquired for $2.25 Billion

Dribbble.com

Pinecone

Bibi Netanyahu

Naftali Bennett

 

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About the author, Nachum

Nachum Kligman is a visionary entrepreneur, brand builder, marketer and business consultant through his company, Ideago LLC. He has founded or co-founded more than twenty companies and entrepreneurial projects such as Viewbix, ZipUp Inc, NextDor Inc., and others. He is the only man in history to own a Pizza Store on Rechov Meah Shearim, and he was a two-time Color War winning General at Raninu Day Camp back in the 90’s. He has consulted hundreds of business owners and non-profit organizations and is also an author, speaker and an amateur photographer. He holds two technology patents for his vision and ideas that resulted in Viewbix Inc. He also has a very successful weekly podcast, “The Frum Entrepreneur,” which is consistently one of the top Jewish podcasts on iTunes.

His biggest aspiration in life is to be a ben Torah and to help his fellow Jews succeed in the business world. He lives with his wife and children in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel.

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