Sairam Chilappagari is a Founder and CEO of an NYC based music startup, Jukebox.io, believes in giving people control over the music they listen to, in any social setting with a simple touch. Jukebox.io makes it easy for venues to host a jukebox and patrons to play their favorite music right from their smartphones. Simply put - a smartphone based social jukebox. He loves to create and evolve services from ideas into something truly valuable to the end user. He is a technologist with demonstrated success designing and implementing services for more than ten years. Before Jukebox.io, he built/lead teams at Jetsetter and Disney interactive media group.
What’s Your NativeAdvantage:
What do you do best?
Get things done.
What makes you the best?
I always try to surround myself with people smarter than me and have an open mind to listen to the industry experts.
How will you become the best?
By hiring smart people. In Steve Jobs’s words, “It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.”
What are your aspirations?
Lead a healthy life style
Travel across the world – meet people & experience cultures
Read more books
Lead more by examples
Provide as many jobs as possible and help people to reach their full potential
Make Jukebox.io a household name across the world.
Motto: What do you want to live by?
Touch as many people’s lives as possible through service and philanthropy
People: Who do you want to meet?
I would like to meet Elon Musk (or) Richard Branson
Places: Where do you want to go?
Istanbul, Turkey – has over 2500 years of history. Whether it’s people, culture, architecture or food; it offers something for everyone. It’s a road where eastern and western worlds meet.
Products: What do you want to have?
More than what I want to have; products that I cannot live without - smartphone & laptop
Passions: What hobbies/interests do you want to learn/excel at?
Cycling (participated in Seattle to Portland bike ride)
Things you want to learn/excel?
Hiring smart people