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E967: Twilio CEO & Co-Founder Jeff Lawson on growing Twilio to 160,000 customers & a billion-dollar run rate, innovating in a trillion-dollar market, learning from Bezos, strategic timing of Twilio’s IPO, the importance of focusing on customers over competition & always waking up with a Day 1 mindset

Episode notes

2:14 Starting Twilio 16:54 How did Twilio 1000x revenue? 20:57 Passing $1B in revenue 31:37 Why Twilio went public when they did 41:20 What makes Jeff Bezos special?