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Ep069 – Michael Cameron (Co-founder & CEO – Rome2rio) on going global

My guest for Episode 69 of The Startup Playbook Podcast is Michael Cameron, the Co-founder & CEO of global travel startup, Rome2rio.

Prior to Rome2rio, Michael spent several years at Microsoft as their Senior Software Development Lead as part of the Bing Search Team. He had also completed a PhD in Genomic Search Algorithms and used this experience to start Rome2rio, a comprehensive global trip planner that helps you get from A to B worldwide.

Rome2rio allows you to enter any town, address or landmark as your destination and the platform  will instantly display flight, train, bus, ferry and driving options with estimated travel times and fares. The travel search engine contains route information from over 4,800 transport operators in over 158 countries.

In this interview we discuss; how to prioritise between different product features, thinking globally from day 1, hiring by testing and the cockroach startup.

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Show notes:
Bernhard Tschirren
Rome2Rio
Bing
Envato

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Credits:
Intro music credit to Bensound

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