David Cancel - Product School Instructor
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David Cancel

CEO, Drift

David Cancel is best known for creating hypergrowth products and product teams at companies such as Drift, HubSpot, Performable, Ghostery, and Compete. He has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Wired, and Fast Company, and has guest lectured on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, MIT’s Sloan School

of Management, and other universities. Currently, David is the Co-founder and CEO of Drift, the world’s first conversational marketing and sales platform. After just two years in the market, the company has become one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies of all-time and was named to the Forbes Cloud 100, LinkedIn Top 50 Startups, Entrepreneur's Top Company Cultures, Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work, and SaaS Company of the Year by the NEVCA.  David is smart, clear, and knows hard work better than almost anyone else I know. He also knows talent and has pulled together remarkable and ambitious teams again and again over the last ten years. David has the superpower to observe team dynamics and people relations and deeply understand what motivates people and pushes them to grow. His own motivation is constant growth and hunger for learning and he actively seeks this out in others and for others.

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