Episode 307: Karthik Ranganathan, CTO & Founder of Yugabyte
Join us on this exciting episode of Behind Company Lines as Julian Torres sits down with Karthik Ranganathan, the visionary CTO and Co-Founder of Yugabyte. This remarkable conversation takes you on a journey from Karthik's foundational role in building distributed databases at Facebook to the impressive rise of Yugabyte, now a unicorn company with over $1 billion in valuation. Yugabyte is on its series C and to date has raised $291M in funding. Its last round was a big one -- $188M.
Discover the secrets of startup value discovery, hear about bold moves by tech titans, and gain insights into Facebook's innovative culture. Karthik shares invaluable lessons on scaling success and navigating challenges, all while revealing the dynamic world of data scaling and showcasing innovative use cases for Yugabyte. Don't miss this episode filled with candid discussions about the founder's day-to-day challenges, the power of open-source, and the influential books and people that shaped Karthik's incredible journey. Tune in to uncover the hidden gems behind the tech industry's curtain, and get inspired by the stories and strategies that drive success in today's dynamic landscape.
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