Jan 21, 2020
Stephen Gillett is the co-founder and former CEO at Chronicle—an Alphabet company born out of X, The Moonshot Factory—and is an executive advisor to the CEO at Google. As one of the youngest CIOs of a Fortune 500 company in history, he was responsible for leading the technological transformation of Starbucks under Howard Schultz. Stephen’s previous positions included CIO at Corbis, working directly with Bill Gates; President at Best Buy; and COO at Symantec. As an avid lifelong gamer, Wired also recognized him as an innovative Guild Master in World of Warcraft. Stephen lives in Silicon Valley with his high school sweetheart and their eight children.
In today’s episode, Stephen joins the podcast to talk about the role gaming plays in his household, and how it’s helped his family develop deeper connections.
“It’s very hard to be selfish in a family of 8.” - Stephen Gillett
“Before you get furious, get curious.” - Stephen Gillett
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