In today’s episode, I talk to Andrew Viterbi, co-founder of Qualcomm and creator of the Viterbi algorithm. When Andrew was just 4 years old, he came to the US as a refugee from Italy. By 10 years old, he already had a passion for math and technology and wanted to study at MIT University (spoiler alert… he did!).
Now, Andrew is in his 80s!!!! And he’s known for being the co-founder of Qualcomm — a $120 BILLION dollar company!!! And he also invented the Viterbi algorithm. If you’ve ever wanted to learn about how to invent an algorithm and make your own luck, you’ll love this episode.
In this episode, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things:
- How money changed Andrew’s life coming from nothing to being a billionaire
- If Andrew regrets working as hard as he did to get major success
- And the #1 thing he thinks startups NEED to be successful
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