Ep 9: Co-founder & CEO of Remote Year discusses what it’s like running the world’s largest remote work travel platform
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Hear from Remote Year co-founder & CEO Greg Caplan about how they are creating a more peaceful and productive world one group of nomads at a time.
What's it like to be at the helm of the aircraft carrier in the space of nomadic travel programs? Greg Caplan is CEO of Remote Year, a travel program platform that is working to create a more peaceful, productive world one group of nomads at a time. Greg had a unique upbringing that gave him early familial exposure to youngsters from many different cultures. Years later he and his co-founder Sam Pessin tried an audacious experiment posting an idea to Reddit that quickly gained interest and went viral garnering 50,000 applicants for the first Remote Year group. In this interview Greg talks about the origin story of Remote Year, the RY values and mission, what they're doing to promote diversity and inclusion amongst both their participants and employees, the future of their "Citizen Program," analysis of some of the macro trends in the space and more.