Founder Fridays: Paul Tenney from Ematic
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This week in our Founder Fridays section we are covering Paul Tenney from Ematic. Let’s kick right into it.
#1 In a couple of sentences, tell me what your business does.
AI-driven digital marketing optimization software.
#2 What are 3 words that describe Year 1 of your company?
Focus. Execute. Growth
#3 What are you thankful for?
#4 What is the single achievement you are most proud of?
Creating a successful company that employs over 100 people and operates in 9 countries.
#5 What was the hardest thing you’ve dealt with in the last year?
Maintaining the growth of the company amidst various business challenges.
#6 What is an important lesson you learned?
It’s critically important to hire only the people that has the best fit and to properly train and develop them.
#7 Looking ahead: What is your plan for Year 2?
#8 Where do you learn new things? The internet? Mentors?
Internet and supportive investors.
#9 It's a marathon not a sprint... How will you avoid burnout?
Be very focused at work to maximize productivity, which allows me to spend time with family.