Wade is the CEO and co-founder of Zapier (rhymes with happier), a workflow automation tool used by over 1.5 million people to connect the work apps they use every day.
Wade studied business and engineering at University of Missouri-Columbia before Zapier raised $1 million seed funding in 2012 after graduating from Y-Combinator where he was told his idea was nice – but not big enough. Zapier is a fully remote, profitable business employing over 350 people across 35 countries – they’re just humans who think computers should do more work. Zapier has taken no further investment though some original investors, though not the founders, recently sold their holdings at a reported $5billion valuation.
Talks by Wade Foster
|Reflections on Growing a Remote Company in a Pandemic with Amir Salihefendic||April 2021|
|Building Operating Cadence With Remote Teams||April 2018|
- How To Make Remote Working Work | Wade Foster, Zapier
- BoS FAQ: What is the best BoS talk ever given and why?
- BoSFAQ: Hiring Outside Your Network and Hiring Remote
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