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.