How to turn your innovation into a reality

Alex Deane
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How to turn your innovation into a reality

This week Esper's own CEO, Yadhu Gopalan, returns to the podcast to chat about the exciting road to building Esper. He dives into his extraordinary journey from a curious 5th grader exploring a mainframe room to becoming the visionary behind a game-changing product. He reminisces about his first and only job interview and the innovative projects he's been a part of since. He shares about the challenging road of bringing together your vision with the reality of the market and he highlights the importance of being humble in order to learn.

  • 2:30 - Yadhu’s journey into the tech and software industry
  • 7:35 - How Yadhu created Esper 
  • 9:15 - Finding the right product-market fit
  • 13:30 - How Esper makes device management easier
  • 16:50 - Facing the challenges of building a business
  • 22:20 - Upcoming industry trends

About the There's a Device for That podcast

Discover the unprecedented device-based solutions changing the world around us.

There’s A Device For That! showcases the unprecedented device-based solutions changing the world around us and bringing to life experiences we once didn’t think possible. In each episode, our host, Sudhir Reddy, chats with an industry leader driving cutting-edge technology, such as line-busting devices, AI-enabled doorbells, and next-generation connectivity solutions, to explore what kind of impact they’re making and what’s in store for the future. Join us to uncover the progressive ideas transforming our daily lives, from how we work to how we play to how we connect.

There’s A Device For That! is brought to you by Esper, the industry's first DevOps platform for device fleets. For a full list of all episodes, head here.


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Alex Deane
Alex Deane

Alex is a Content Marketing Manager with 7+ years experience in content creation, creative direction, and project management for tech companies. She is also the producer of Esper's podcast, "There's A Device For That!", where we discuss the progressive device-based solutions transforming our daily lives with today's leading innovators.