Chuck Davis has taken some pretty big risks in his career.
Thankfully, most of them have paid off. Over his 20 years in tech, Davis has brought his expertise to established corporations and early-stage startups alike. Now at the helm of El Segundo-based Prodege, Davis has some advice for young professionals looking to make it in tech.
What’s the biggest challenge you have faced in your career?
There is an inherent risk with starting at a new company. Leaving Manhattan for TV Guide in suburban Pennsylvania was a dicey move. Coming to Disney at a time when the internet was just barely launching was a huge risk. We didn’t know if it was just a fad or not. Lucky for me, it wasn’t.
From there, I worked with Bizrate throughout the crash of 2000, and then Fandango where a small team of 35 employees and myself were tasked with expanding the company beyond a ticketing website with only one revenue stream.
With Prodege, I was lucky that I came to a company with a founder, Josef Gorowitz, who had built a great company from the ground up with a clear vision. Initially, we formed a partnership, and today I would call it a friendship. If it had gone the other way, you probably wouldn’t be interviewing me right now. I’m lucky that all of those challenges led to a fun and rewarding journey.
Read the full article here.
Share This Article
Recent Press ReleasesProdege Names Jeff Carberry as Chief Financial Officer
Joe Picciano Appointed Chief Operating Officer EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIR [...]Prodege Recognized for Excellent Employee Culture and Innovation
September 07, 2022 Company named one of the “Best Places to Work 2022” by the Los Angeles B [...]Prodege Builds Upon Acquisition Strategy with AdGate Media to Grow Consumer Audience
AdGate Media is the Third Company to Join Prodege in 2022 EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 11, 2022 (GLO [...]