Podcast with the creator of Growth Hacking — Sean Ellis

Columbia Road
1 min readMay 13, 2019


Founder and CEO of Growth Hackers, first marketer at Dropbox and the guy who coined the growth hacking methodology. If you’re looking to grow your business, Sean Ellis is your man.

He’s an entrepreneur, angel investor, and startup advisor. Sean speaks regularly to startups and Fortune 100s around the world and has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, WIRED, Fast Company, Inc.com, TechCrunch and on MSNBC. In two weeks, Sean will also be the main keynote of Columbia Road’s digital growth event Growth Forum (17th May in Helsinki).

Listen to our podcast with Sean and Sampo Hämäläinen, Columbia Road’s co-founder, hosted by growth agent John Hills. The podcast is divided into two parts, with the first part focusing on Sean’s view on

In the second half of the podcast Sean, Sampo and John discuss (starting from 20:45)

  • What is growth hacking
  • What fears and risks are related to growth hacking
  • First steps to growth hacking for large and middle-sized companies
  • How to build a growth culture that makes the company a growth generating engine

Listen to the podcast

Originally published at https://www.columbiaroad.com.



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