Hiring Rockstar Employees With Braintree CEO Bryan Johnson

December 26, 2010

7:06 pm

Editor’s Note: Bryan Johnson recently contributed this article to Tech Cocktail: Sometimes Boring Problems Present Great Opportunities.

Chicago based credit card processing company Braintree has an impressive roster of customers – 37signals, Airbnb, github, OpenTable, and more. And that’s with a team of under 20 people.

That’s not why I interviewed CEO Bryan Johnson though. I wanted to learn why their company culture is so unique, why he doesn’t hire traditional managers, and why he’s so adamant about hiring rock star employees. Watch the video below to learn why.

This interview is a part of Beyond The Pedway, a site created by Tim Jahn dedicated to discovering what drives creative entrepreneurs.

Image courtesy of alonis.

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Tim has conducted over 150 interviews on BeyondThePedway.com, a website he founded for creative entrepreneurs to learn from the successes, failures, and journeys of fellow creators. Follow Tim on Twitter @timjahn.

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