In this episode, Barney welcomes to the podcast best-selling author, Le Mans class-winning racing driver, hobbyist photographer, and entrepreneur, David Hansson. David is the founder and CTO at Basecamp, a software as a service company aimed at making project management and communication more organized.
David is also the creator of Ruby on Rails, an open-source web framework that’s optimized for programming applications. Some of the more famous applications that have been created using Ruby on Rails include, Airbnb, Shopify, Kickstarter and Goodreads.
Barney and David discuss David’s vision for a better work environment. They also discuss the antiquated notion of meetings and open office spaces. Finally, David opens up about his personal life, including his racecar-driving hobby and his love for travel.