By: Gigaom
How founders can work with incoming CEOs (and vice versa)
When it's time for a founder to relinquish control to an outside CEO, that relationship doesn't have to be a contentious one. Jim Scullion was brought on to be CEO of Bunchball and explains how to form a partnership that helps the business reach the next level.

After years of sacrifice to build a startup, it’s easy to see why a founder might be reluctant to relinquish control to an outsider. But the relationship between a founder and incoming CEO doesn’t have to be a contentious one. Jim Scullion, CEO of gamification company Bunchball, has come in four different times as a new CEO over his career. To him, it’s all about identifying good fit and playing to each other’s strengths.

In this episode of See Founders Run, Scullion talks about scaling a business, aligning a vision, and accepting the best roles for the company’s success.


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