Opportunity Unlocked

Sheetal Jaitly - Founder & CEO of TribalScale

May 03, 2020 Noah Ifergan Season 1 Episode 3
Opportunity Unlocked
Sheetal Jaitly - Founder & CEO of TribalScale
Show Notes

Sheetal Jaitly is the Founder and CEO of TribalScale, the leading software design and development company based in Toronto. 

He is a 13 year veteran of the tech industry. He first made his mark at Xtreme Labs as the Director of Business Development for Media where he quickly expanded the media vertical and became a well-known figure in the industry. As Xtreme was acquired by Pivotal Software, he moved into the Director role for Telecommunications and then IoT. 

Now as CEO of TribalScale, Sheetal is applying his business development skills to quickly scale the growing IoT and mobile development company. 

Sheetal is also a startup mentor at TechStars, Ryerson DMZ, and Founder Institute, and an active board member and investor of many institutions. 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SheetalJaitly 
TribalScale: https://www.tribalscale.com/ 

Discussion Highlights:  

  • (2:56) “Your network is your net worth” - the importance of building real connections.  
  • (6:07) Truly believing in the product / service you’re selling.  
  • (8:35) Examples of finding opportunity in the chaos.  
  • (12:29) TribalScale employees stepping up despite salary reductions.  
  • (15:18) Mental health in the workspace and implementing a virtual therapy app.  
  • (18:45) Lessons from the dot com bubble bursting.  
  • (21:53) How students / recent grads can prove themselves in this tough job market.  
  • (27:05) The advice he’s giving the startups / founders he mentors.  
  • (29:13) Insight into developing a vision for the future.  

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