Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Mårten Mickos, Eucalyptus Systems
- Length:57:57 mins
- Author:Stanford Technology Ventures Program
- Genre:Business & Finance
Stanford University's Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar is a weekly speaker series that brings innovation leaders from business, finance, technology, education, and philanthropy, to share their insights with aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world.
In this lecture, Mårten Mickos shares the benefits and challenges involved in building businesses in the open source and cloud computing spaces. As the CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, Mickos identifies a vision for the future of his industry and shares entrepreneurial lessons gained from leading MySQL AB from its startup origins to becoming one of the largest open source companies in the world.
[At MySQL] we went out to become what we call the IKEA of databases.