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Future Squared with Steve Glaveski - Helping You Navigate a Brave New World.

Jun 24, 2017

Sean Ellis is CEO and founder of, the number one online community built for growth hackers. He coined the term "growth hacking" in 2010, after using it to ignite growth for Dropbox, Eventbrite, LogMeIn and Lookout - each now worth billions of dollars. Sean also founded and sold customer insights company Qualaroo, growing it to millions of dollars in recurring revenue with customers such as Uber, Starbucks and Amazon. Sean is co-author of Hacking Growth, How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success. He regularly speaks to startups and Fortune 100s and has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, WIRED, Fast Company,, and TechCrunch. Topics Discussed: -Sean’s definition of growth hacking -On being the first marketer and Dropbox and how the company went viral -North Star Metric (NSM) -Can large, traditional organisations hack growth? -Is Growth Hacker the new VP of Marketing? and how to select and prioritise from the treasure trove of growth hacks found there -Sean’s new book, Hacking Growth -Pre-ordering Teslas Show Notes: Twitter: @seanellis Website: Get the book: LinkedIn: Listen on iTunes: Listen on Stitcher: If you've got any questions on this podcast feel free to send an email to or tweet me on Twitter @steveglaveski or @future_squared Like us? It'd make our day if you took 1 minute to show some love on iTunes, Stitcher or Soundcloud by subscribing, sharing and giving us a 5 star rating. To sign up to our mailing list head to For more information on Collective Campus, our innovation hub, school and consultancy based in Melbourne, Australia, check out