About This Show
Ambition Today is a podcast about entrepreneurs, creators, investors, and builders who ambitiously changed the world. Each episode explores the hardships and heroism of everyday life to reveal the key moments which leave behind a lasting legacy. Creating value in the world is hard, but you are not alone. No matter where you are in the world Ambition Today, hosted by Kevin Siskar, is here to keep you company you as you create your own incredible story. Follow the show @AmbitionToday.
Most Recent Episode
Dennis Mortensen Is Hyper Focused On The Future Of Artificial Intelligence With X.ai
From the brand new Fulton Center in downtown Manhattan we bring you Dennis Mortensen. He is founder and CEO at X.ai, an artificial intelligence driven personal assistant named Amy who schedules meetings for you. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs in Denmark, Dennis initially strove to be a game engineer at IBM. He soon failed to resist the call to entrepreneurship though as he started and sold three of his first four companies. Dennis is now changing the way people interact with artificial intelligence by pioneering it's future. After raising $30+ million and growing the team to 93 people, he is hyper focused on building X.ai to rescue people's time. It is clear that focus is something he excels at from some of the unique lessons he shared: Growing up in Denmark in a family of entrepreneurs Difference between being a serial entrepreneur and a first time founder The impact immigrants can have creating jobs in the United States Importance of doing one thing really well Keeping a clear mind is one of the keys to success Why this wave of artificial intelligence is different from any before it Where the future of Artificial Intelligence is going Ambition Today Question of the Day™: "As a serial entrepreneur how do you manage your life and prevent burnout?" Quote Of The Episode: "You can start to think again, and really good ideas come with that. I take pride in the mental freedom Inbox Zero provides me every day" Links from this episode: X.ai
Rated 5 out of
Great Podcast !
This show is always telling me something new about the start up industry and what it takes to be a successful and long standing entrepreneur! I definitely recommend a listen for anyone interested in founding their own company and hearing some great advice.
Date published: 2015-09-15