Podcast: Enabled by East Los Capital with Harrison Tang, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of Spokeo
In this episode of our podcast series “Enabled”, by East Los Capital, Sally Gao interviews Harrison Tang, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of Spokeo.
Harrison discusses Spokeo and its evolution since its founding in 2006, how Spokeo distinguishes itself from the marketplace by combining Data Technology with User Experiences, and the trends in the Web 3.0 space that excite him as a tech entrepreneur.
Spokeo is a people intelligence service that provides valuable data records about people for more than 20 million monthly visitors. It is one of the largest people intelligence services in the United States.
01:09 – Harrison discusses Spokeo, how Spokeo was founded (social media aggregator) and how its business scope evolved since 2006
03:22 – Harrison talks about the major challenges Spokeo faced, especially in the beginning when searching for product market fit and monetization strategies
05:40 – Harrison talks about recruiting his founding team, and the vision for Spokeo in the digital identity space
09:04 – Harrison talks about how Spokeo distinguishes itself from competition in the DTC data aggregator space by being vertically integrated and building data experiences and insights that are unique
11:42 – Harrison talks about tech enablement, Web 3.0 – Spokeo, digital identity and ownership of data
14:40 – Harrison discusses East Los Capital’s tech enablement strategy, IoT and blockchain, and other forefront technologies
17:50 – Harrison talks about trends that excite him in the Web 3.0 decentralization space, as well as Spokeo’s mission of transparency and his insights on the concept of self-sovereign identities