Susan Kim, Former CEO of EatWith. Acquired by VizEat in September, EatWith offers travelers meals prepared by local residents, in their homes. Prior to EatWith, Susan was CEO of Plum District and VP of Operations at Minted.
On joining an existing team: “With any startup, time is the enemy. Often coming in you have new ideas, but you have to frame them in a way that it is not about indicting the ideas of the past. You have to build buy-in.”
“I am not a fan of staffing up and raising big money, but I am a fan of building real growth. A balance needs to be found between innovation and ROI.”
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