Managing Orlando's Latest Unicorn with Scott Faris | S1 E1

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Taking a company public is one major feat, but managing it is a whole other challenge.

In this episode, we dive deep into Scott Faris' journey to becoming the Chief Business Officer of Luminar, a lidar company that is helping make autonomy safe.

Key topics covered in this episode are:

  • How Scott landed in technology after bouncing around in various industries.
  • What Scott would do to turn Orlando into the next tech powerhouse.
  • How he maintains a "nicest guy" persona even through the hard work and stress of working at a high-growth tech company.

This is Orlando's Own

The Orlando's Own podcast is produced by the Orlando Economic Partnership, a public-private, not-for-profit economic and community development organization that works to advance Broad-based Prosperity™ by strengthening Orlando’s economy, amplifying Orlando’s story, championing regional priorities, empowering community leaders and building a brilliant region. These five foundational objectives serve to improve the region’s competitiveness while responding to the needs of communities, residents and businesses.

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