Nanxi Liu, Building Team Culture by Bringing Out Everyone’s Best – Innova.Buzz 566
April 13, 2023
Our guest in this episode is Nanxi Liu, the Co-CEO and co-founder of Blaze Technology, one of the fastest growing platforms that enables teams to build software and web applications without writing code. She was named Forbes 30 Under 30. Nanxi previously served as CEO and co-founder of Enplug, a leading global digital signage software company that she led from startup to its successful acquisition by Spectrio in March 2021, generating a 200x return for her angel investors.
Nanxi serves on the Board of Directors of CarParts.com, a leading ecommerce auto aftermarket parts company, and on the Board of Directors of Grupo Proeza, one of the largest private conglomerates in Mexico. Previously, she served on the Board of Directors of Kindred Biosciences, which was acquired by Elanco for $440 million. She also served on the Board of Directors of CarLotz, which she helped merge with Shift Technologies. She served as 1 of 5 voting members of the California DMV’s New Motor Vehicle Board.
In college, Nanxi co-founded and served as CEO of Nanoly Bioscience, a venture-backed biotech company that invented polymers that eliminate refrigeration for vaccines.
In our conversation Nanxi talked to me about
- How to build the culture of a company right from the beginning, setting consistent values;
- Bringing out and amplifying people’s strengths;
- Creating an environment that’s reflective of the company leadership.