Season 2 Episode 2
In the second episode of Season Two of The Robot Brains, Pieter Abbeel interviews the Chief Technology Officer of Etsy, Mike Fisher. Etsy is a global online marketplace, where people come together to make, sell, buy, and collect unique items. It was founded in 2005 as a simple listing site for DIY crafters and artists to sell their wares before blossoming into a widely-respected and mainstream online shopping site. It still maintains its whimsical brand despite its listing on the NASDAQ and in 2021, it generated an impressive $1.7B in revenue. The CEO shared with Forbes that he's determined to keep growing bigger. One of his strategies? Using AI and machine-learning to keep improving the 1:1 selling and buying experience its so well-known for. Listen to learn more!
Host: Pieter Abbeel | Executive Producers: Alice Patel & Henry Tobias Jones | Audio Production: Kieron Matthew Banerji | Title Music: Alejandro Del Pozo