Stephen Goldberg: Making the Future Possible

In this episode of Championship Leadership, we are thrilled to have with us Stephen Goldberg, a CEO of HarperDB – a company that developed a platform that makes scaling applications easy while simultaneously providing orders of magnitude faster performance, lower global latency, and greater cost-efficiency. Stephen Goldberg will share his journey of what led him down the entrepreneurial path, his professional and personal struggles, and finding a niche and people that aim for the same vision in life.

He will also divulge the importance of developing a strong sense of empathy at the same time, being able to set boundaries. These and more!

Watch this episode and discover more about Stephen Goldberg! Tune in!

In This Episode:

[1:44] What does Championship Leadership mean to Stephen?

[2:20] Who is Stephen Goldberg, and what brought him to where he is today?

[4:25] Leaders that have influenced him.

[7:17] His vision, future plans, and the impact he wants to make.

[10:55] A turning point in his life.

[13:43] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Leadership in general and championship or great leadership is really about having a strong sense of core values and ethics.”

“Some of the really terrible leaders that I’ve worked with have influenced me probably more than the positive ones.”

“Accountability without empathy is really just tyranny.”

“Transparency and accountability go together really strongly when you’re extremely honest with people.”

“For me success looks like running a company with the smallest amount of people possible that can grow rapidly, rewarding those people tremendously, and having a team of primarily really high performers, but keeping a tight knit, small team that can be highly efficient.”

About The Guest:

Stephen Goldberg is the CEO of HarperDB, – a distributed data and application platform that is orders of magnitude faster than alternatives. With HarperDB you get unprecedented flexibility, performance, and ease of use for all deployment scenarios including cloud, edge, on-prem, peer-to-peer, and multi-deployment use cases. As the only database truly built for edge computing, HarperDB is working with large organizations to distribute applications and their data to the edge to reduce latency and complexity while cutting costs. With flexible user-defined APIs, simple HTTP/s interface, and a high-performance single-model data store that accommodates both NoSQL and SQL workloads, HarperDB scales with your application from proof of concept to production. Install and manage on your hardware, or have us host it with HarperDB Cloud: Whether you are validating an idea or scaling a billion-dollar organization across the globe, our innovative platform will save you time and money while delivering the lowest latency experience that the speed of light permits.







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