Scott Gerber is chief executive of Community.co and managing partner of BrandNext. Founded in 2012, the company builds and manages professional networks for senior-level executives and has founded a variety of groups including Forbes Councils and the Fast Company Executive Board. Also an author, he has written multiple books – his most recent, ‘Superconnector’ explores the new category of tradespeople and how they’re networking in a digital age. In this in-depth conversation, Scott reflects on his business journey so far – founding Community.co and the many mistakes made and lessons learnt along the way; shares insight into his motivation to be an entrepreneur and encouragement for young people following in his footsteps; and delves into what’s next for him the company – to expand beyond media organisations, and aspirations to branch out of North America, and go global.
Created & produced by: Podcast Partners