“Our mission is to make life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands,” said Robert Coverdale, Head of LivePerson Studios. I can have a flash of genius tomorrow and realize how to make anti-gravity engines and file a patent application for it. What we want to do is take all the technology that we have (and make it available). If you ask yourself, what do I want for me today or for the world or for my kids, you will already have a response there. We need a critical mass of people who want a more peaceful, just, sustainable, healthier, and joyful world. Technology can also create a more peaceful, just, sustainable, healthy, and joyful world. I think part of my purpose in life is to inspire entrepreneurs to build companies, and they can see that I, and most entrepreneurs, take this type of journey and not be down about it. In this interview I had a great time chatting with Rob about his journey of taking LivePerson from startup to IPO to now being a public company for 17 years. VeriShow is the world’s leading multimedia live engagement platform for delivery of real time personal interactive support to help companies increase sales and conversion rate.
What are the smartphone functions that occupy the most toilet time? Because if you don’t, those are all big red flags. LivePerson’s Top competitors in the customer-engagement category are Intercom, LiveChat, Zoho SalesIQ. All RSU and stock option grants vest 25% per year over 4 years and are subject to the grantee’s continued employment on the scheduled vesting date. And I just built the company up in the first year lost money. I asked him what it’s like to be a public company CEO, what does LivePerson do, who are their clients, how are clients leverage their products and services, how has LivePerson adapted to new technologies over time, how hard was it getting through the dot-com bubble (early 2000’s), why do they have so many global offices, what are the difficulties growing a global company and managing so many people/offices, what are some of his favorite customer success stories, how do they typically acquire their biggest customers, how long is the sales cycle, what have been the biggest challenges for him and the company over the past 20 years, what are some of his favorite memories and milestones, how do you recruit great people, how much do you invest back into product innovation and much more.
Opportunity for innovation across both the public and private sectors. ARK Innovation ETF looks to invest in disruptive technologies across four areas: genomic, industrial, next-gen internet, and fintech (financial technology). What we are finding is that we take our technology which is called Maven, we enable the contact center reps to create the bots, deploy them, and own the bots. He founded and led the web site/unit at PBS station Thirteen/WNET; worked as an online Senior Producer/writer for Viacom; created a successful interactive game, PLAY IT BY EAR: The First CD Game; founded and led an independent film showcase, CENTER SCREEN, based at Harvard and M.I.T.; and served over five years as a consultant to the M.I.T. For example, we have a contact center down in the Dominican Republic and there’s a woman there named Laura that created a bot for GrillMaster, which is one of our customers. I started to realize that AI has got to be out there in the hands of many.
If you’re tapped out everywhere, I would’ve thought maybe a little more balanced domestic, international, or just talk a thought process there. “I have this little microphone attached to this little phone and I just speak out to what I’m thinking and what my intention for the day is,” says Chopra, “It’s recorded here and it goes to LivePerson and then it’s on Alexa. That can only happen if we collectively have that intention and rewire our collective brain, which is the Internet. You don’t have to actually concentrate and having a specific intention. Millions of customer at T-Mobile don’t have to be put on hold. So, what’s the purpose of deducing a comprehensive selling arrange, with a assorted combine of conventional and non-traditional broadcasting, if you don’t have an enough selling budget. So, so I called up hyvee. We now have this thing called Brew to You, where right from your seat (in a stadium) you can have a bear and a hot dog delivered to you.