How I Built This with Guy Raz

How I Built This with Guy Raz

How I Built This with Guy Raz

CATEGORY: Business
Guy Raz interviews the world’s best-known entrepreneurs to learn how they built their iconic brands. In each episode, you’ll hear deep, intimate moments of crisis, failure and eventual triumph. How I Built This is a master-class on innovation, creativity, leadership and how to navigate challenges of all kinds.New episodes on Mondays and Thursdays for free, with 1-week early access when you join Amazon Music or 1-week early and ad-free for Wondery+ subscribers. Get your How I Built This merch at WonderyShop.com/HowIBuiltThis
  1. September 29, 2022
    58 min
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    HIBT Lab! OpenAI: Sam Altman
    Artificial Intelligence was once the realm of science fiction. But over the last several years, advances in machine learning and deep neural networks have moved us closer to a reality where computers can learn…
  2. September 26, 2022
    1 hr 21 min
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    HOORAE: Issa Rae
    Obsessed with TV and passionate about writing, Issa Rae sent an unsolicited script to CBS’s Cosby when she was still in middle school. By her 20's, she realized there was a certain type of character that was ab…
  3. September 22, 2022
    41 min
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    HIBT Lab! Wonder: Marc Lore
    Picture this: you just wrapped a long day of work and you are starving! You open a delivery app and place an order from your favorite restaurant. About an hour later, you get a notification that your meal has a…
  4. September 20, 2022
    5 min
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    Introducing: The Great Creators with Guy Raz
    The Great Creators with Guy Raz premieres on September 20th, featuring conversations about creativity with some of the most celebrated actors, musicians and performers of our time. Each week, Guy sits down with…
  5. September 19, 2022
    1 hr 24 min
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    Bombas: David Heath and Randy Goldberg
    David Heath and Randy Goldberg saw an opportunity to disrupt a long dormant—and arguably boring sector...socks. They met at a startup in their 20s, each already had their own side hustles before they hatched a…
  6. September 15, 2022
    40 min
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    HIBT Lab! SOURCE Global: Cody Friesen
    Water is all around us–quite literally, there is enough water in the air we breathe to meet all of humanity’s needs and then some. Engineering professor Cody Friesen invented a solar-powered device that capture…
  7. September 12, 2022
    1 hr 17 min
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    Rivian: RJ Scaringe
    When you consider the risk of doing business, it doesn’t get much bigger than starting a car company: competition is formidable, startup costs are in the billions, and very few people believe you can pull it of…
  8. September 08, 2022
    46 min
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    HIBT Lab! Malala Fund and Our Place: Shiza Shahid
    On October 9, 2012, Shiza Shahid’s life changed forever. It was on that day that 15-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, capturing the world’s attention. Before…
  9. September 05, 2022
    1 hr 6 min
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    S'well: Sarah Kauss (2020)
    In 2009, Sarah Kauss had a well-paying job in real estate development, but she was itching to do something more. On a hike in Tucson with her mom, she got an idea for a business while swigging warm water from a…
  10. September 01, 2022
    1 hr 8 min
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    HIBT Lab! Bored Ape Yacht Club: Greg Solano and Wylie Aronow
    You might not expect a deep friendship to bloom from an argument about favorite authors...in a Miami bar...during spring break. Yet that’s exactly how Greg Solano and Wylie Aronow’s long journey to becoming bus…
  11. August 29, 2022
    1 hr 2 min
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    Men's Wearhouse: George Zimmer (2019)
    In 1970, George Zimmer was a college graduate with no real job prospects and little direction. That's when his father, an executive at a boy's clothing company, asked him to go on an important business trip to…
  12. August 25, 2022
    42 min
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    HIBT Lab! Yolélé: Pierre Thiam
    Pierre Thiam was robbed within days of arriving in New York City. It was 1989, and he had just traveled to the U.S. from Senegal to study chemistry and physics. This chance incident, however, set Pierre’s life…
  13. August 22, 2022
    1 hr 20 min
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    Jo Loves: Jo Malone CBE (2020)
    As a girl in 1970s London, Jo Malone learned how to make face creams by going to work with her mom at a private skin care clinic. By the time she was in her 20's, Jo was running her own skin care and cosmetics…
  14. August 18, 2022
    46 min
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    HIBT Lab! Babish Culinary Universe: Andrew Rea
    Growing up, Andrew Rea dreamed of becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But the special effects production job he landed after college left him feeling…uninspired. After a series of creative defeats and mounting rela…
  15. August 15, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    Roblox: David Baszucki
    In 2003, David Baszucki wanted to go viral. He had already sold a company that made educational software, and now he wanted to build something with mass appeal; with build-your-own avatars and myriad opportunit…
  16. August 11, 2022
    48 min
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    HIBT Lab! Universal Standard: Polina Veksler
    In 2014, friends Polina Veksler and Alex Waldman went clothes shopping at a major department store. To Polina’s surprise, Alex’s options were quite limited, and tucked away in one of the store’s less-traveled u…
  17. August 08, 2022
    1 hr 13 min
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    Noom: Saeju Jeong
    When Saeju Jeong moved from South Korea to the U.S. in his mid-20's, he barely knew anyone, didn't speak much English, and had only $5,000 in savings. Today, he's the CEO of Noom, one of the most popular weight…
  18. August 04, 2022
    40 min
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    HIBT Lab! Quaise Energy: Carlos Araque
    Growing up in Colombia, Carlos Araque and his father liked to take apart bicycles and motorcycles then put them back together. This love of tinkering led Carlos to study engineering at MIT and eventually launch…
  19. August 01, 2022
    1 hr 20 min
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    Dogfish Head Craft Brewery: Sam and Mariah Calagione
    Sam and Mariah Calagione started dating in high school, and have been on a wild ride ever since. Their biggest, craziest adventure? Founding Dogfish Head Brewery and forever changing the landscape of American c…
  20. July 28, 2022
    41 min
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    HIBT Lab! IDEO: David Kelley
    It wasn’t unusual for David Kelley to take calls from Steve Jobs in the middle of the night. This came with the territory, as David worked on designing dozens of products for Apple over the years – including th…

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