Podcast with Theo Saville, Co-Founder and CEO of CloudNC

On Season 6 Episode 1 of Think Like A Founder, SNP Communication’s Co-Founder and CEO, Maureen Taylor, interviews Theo Saville. Theo Saville is the Co-Founder and CEO of CloudNC.

CloudNC is developing advanced software that makes it possible to create efficient and reliable manufacturing processes in a single click. As the manufacturing sector grapples with rising costs and aging workforces, CloudNC gives them the tools they need to deliver new capabilities and increase productivity.

Podcast with Theo Saville, Co-Founder and CEO of CloudNC

“I think it’s very helpful to acknowledge the characteristic in oneself or the characteristic in the founder of a desire to solve crises and then resist the temptation to become the firefighter turned arsonist. If you’re in peacetime as a company rather than wartime, it requires a different kind of leadership. It requires a different kind of mindset. And sometimes it just requires leaving big, open space for the team to run and do their job.”

Theo Saville

On this episode of Think Like a Founder, SNP’s Co-Founder & CEO, Maureen Taylor gets Theo Saville’s thoughts on

  • Hiring someone who’s three inches wide and a mile deep
  • Being a crisis junkie
  • Doubling down on yourself

Check out more from Theo Saville on LinkedIn. Learn more about CloudNC on their company website.

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Visit the Think Like A Founder website to learn more about the podcast and curriculum or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there.

Missed the last episode? Find Think Like A Founder Season 5 Episode 8 here.

Series Producer: Mike Sullivan

Sound Design: Marc Ream 

Content and Scripting: Catherine Hardy and Jaselin Drown

Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas

Thanks also to Róisín Hunt, Selena Persiani-Shell, Jordan Bailey, Matt Johnson, Eli Shell, John Hughes, and Renn Vara.

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