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Understanding Hybrid-Remote Work & Building Trust In A Virtual Office with Rajiv Ayyangar # 179
Episode 17910th June 2022 • SaaS District • Akeel Jabber | Horizen Capital
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Rajiv Ayyangar is the Co-founder and CEO of Tandem, a desktop app for distributed teams that simulates a "virtual office”, allowing users to see who’s around, what they are working on, talk and collaborate in one click.

Rajiv studied bioengineering at Princeton and subsequently worked at Fairchild and Yahoo. He’s also a rock climbing, classical piano player and probably an expert on blind wine tasting.

In this episode we cover:

  • 00:00 - Byldd - MVP Development Agency Based in New York
  • 01:12 - Intro
  • 02:45 - How Did Remote/Hybrid Work Affect Tandem’s Team
  • 04:51 - Building Tandem
  • 06:48 - Tandem's App Changes Before Vs After COVID-19
  • 08:31 - How Are Tandem Helping Build A Trusting Workplace
  • 10:51 - The Secret Of The Successful Hybrid Teams
  • 13:40 - Ways Of Working And Their Evolvement
  • 17:47 - Tandem's Plans To Support Remote/Hybrid Work
  • 19:27 - Trends On VR Work Space
  • 21:09 - What SaaS Founders Should Consider Before Hiring Remotely or In Person
  • 23:03 - Tandem in Terms of Size Today
  • 23:35 - Rajiv’s Favorite Activity To Get Into a Flow State
  • 23:58 - Rajiv's Piece of Advice for His 25 Years Old Self
  • 23:53 - Rajiv's Biggest Challenges at Tandem
  • 27:06 - Instrumental Resources for Rajiv's Success
  • 28:30 - What Does Success Means for Rajiv Today
  • 29:15 - Get In Touch With Rajiv


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