Kevin J. Delaney is the co-founder and CEO of Charter, a next-generation media and insights company with a mission to transform every workplace. Charter catalyzes a new era of dynamic organizations where all workers thrive by bridging research to practice – giving people the tactical playbook for what work can and should be. Prior to Charter, Kevin co-founded and was co-CEO of Quartz, which was acquired in 2018 for $86M.
This episode is hosted by Jenny Fielding, co-founder and general partner of Everywhere Ventures (previously The Fund). In this interview, Jenny grills Kevin on his early influences on becoming an entrepreneur, the tipping point for creating Charter, and his outlook on hybrid and flexible work. Hear from Kevin on what it’s like to be an empath founder, challenges and lessons from iterating business models for a media company, and the aha moment for launching a return to office toolkit in the aftermath of the pandemic. Listen till the end for a speed round on productivity hack, media recs, and a tip on how to find Kevin in Brooklyn!
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