Episode 114 - Tim Westergren on Pandora.com and the Human Genome Project, Revolutionizing Radio and Being an Un-Self-Conscious Entrepreneur
Imagine if great music you loved could find you? Well, it can.
Tune in as former DishyMix guest, Traction CEO Adam Kleinberg, fills in as the first-ever DishyMix guest host to interview Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora.com. They really "dish" it up in this one.
Pandora is a service that creates radio stations on the fly that are "genetically" mapped to your music tastes.
Imagine a radio station that knows you. Intimately. You've just imagined Pandora.
Find out how the Human Genome Project is creating DNA maps out of hundreds of thousands of songs so that Pandora can serve the perfect ones up to millions of listeners based on their individual tastes.
Learn about his grand dream of a world where any musician could quit their day job the moment their song gets uploaded to Pandora. Be inspired by his wisdom on what it really takes to be an entrepreneur with vision.
If you haven't discovered Pandora yet, you'll want to after this show.