Fireside Chat with David Barret, Founder & CEO @ Expensify
Since 2008, David Barrett has opened multiple offices around the globe for his 200 staff, while maintaining a remote-friendly culture. Expensify team members are allowed to move around offices, working remotely in between.
Wayne Turmel, who has helped hundreds of teams transition to remote, will attempt to unravel the conundrum of how offices can really become coworking spaces.
Interviewed by: Wayne Turmel, Co-Founder & Product Manager @ Remote Leadership Institute
David Barrett is the founder and CEO of Expensify. He started programming at the age of six and has been aspiring to become an expense report magnate ever since. In 2008, David left Akamai to start Expensify and has since been relieving the world’s frustrations one expense report at a time. Under David’s leadership and with remote employees around the globe, Expensify has grown into a platform with 10 million users (from solo entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies), processed over 1.1 billion transactions, and surpassed $100 billion processed worldwide.
Wayne Turmel is a Co-founder of the Remote Leadership Institute. He has spent the last twenty years or more obsessed with how people communicate at work. His work has helped organizations on four continents develop the communication skills needed to lead people, projects, and teams and to make the adjustment to remote working and virtual teams.