The World Series of Poker was becoming popular, and there were a lot of really bad poker players out there. The misperception was that I was really good, but I just ground it out. It was a good way to make money for Box.
Great companies have been reduced by hiring executives that don't work out.
Prior to Box, I was a professional wiffleball player and then a professional poker player.
It's as important to sell yourselves as much as the service. The business model's going to change 50 times, and the market's going to change, but you need to convince that investor that you are smart enough and excited enough about the opportunity that you'll figure it out.
You always need to be on the lookout for the next kind of great technology.