Strong Suit 222: Public Company CEO Reveals How To Create A Hyper-Growth Team


If you’re not using Smartsheet, you likely soon will.
They have 75,000 customers. It’s probably the simplest way to let your team collaborate online.
Based in Seattle (where it’s been named one of the “Best Places to Work”) CEO Mark Mader has built a Rockstar team of 900, to take this SaaS business from Main Street to Wall Street.
Their goal is to graduate people from Google Docs & Office Docs to a much smarter way of working together
Along the 12-year journey, Smartsheet raised $100M in venture capital and then went public this April to raise an additional $160M.
But this 20-minute conversation isn’t about how to raise VC or how to go public.
It’s about how to build an organization that can change a category, thrill investors, and crush the competition.