March 21, 2013
As senior director of business development at Waze, Andy Ellwood is helping over 40 million drivers avoid traffic. Users share information in real-time on jams and accidents, and that information now powers dozens of local TV station traffic reports.
When he’s not hustling at Waze, Ellwood is writing a blog about hustle. He’s learned a thing or two from his wide-ranging jobs: working for Warren Buffet’s private jet company, leading global business development at Gowalla (acquired by Facebook), and teaching a course at NYU.
Ellwood shared some of his insights at our SXSW Startup Celebration sponsored by CEA and .CO. Among them, he explained why Waze is still learning, how to create buzz, and why you should know why you hustle. Here’s the video.
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