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Michael Homer States Importance of Product Development, Customer Engagement and Team Development

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  • Date Added : 01-01-00
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Michael Homer

  • Angel Investor, Kontiki
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1958 (Age: 64 years old)
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
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Biography

Mike Homer is the Chairman of Kontiki. He is also an investor and advisor to several Silicon Valley startups, including Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), Tellme Networks, Palm, and TiVo. Previously, Mike was a Senior Vice President at America Online. Before the acquisition of Netscape by AOL, he held various executive positions at Netscape Communications, including Executive Vice President and General Manager of Netscape Netcenter, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Earlier in his career, Mike gained valuable experience as Vice President of Engineering at EO Corporation and as Vice President of Marketing at GO Corporation. From 1982 to 1991, Mike held various technical and management positions at Apple Computer. Mike Homer earned a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley.

When I think of the main processes or initiatives that you really need to mount and then refine when you're creating a company like this there's three primary ones. There's the product development process, it could apply to a product or service but it's the whole process of creating that and bringi...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Center for Responsbile Business at Berkeley
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 8 sec.
Video 2 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Advantage Of Competing Investors
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 0 min. 52 sec.
Video 3 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Decision to Leave Apple for a Smaller Company
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 29 sec.
Video 4 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Revenue and Expense Structure of Kontiki
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 54 sec.
Video 5 of 47 Michael Homer States Third Year of Building Kontiki Was Year of Gaining Revenue
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 41 sec.
Video 6 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Position as General Manager of NetCenter - Which Included Netscape
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 0 min. 34 sec.
Video 7 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Second Year of Building Kontiki Was Year of the Customer
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 52 sec.
Video 8 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Entering Role as Angel Investor
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 9 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on New Software That Could Improve Internet in Future
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 10 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on Entrepreneurship
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 11 of 47 Michael Homer States Importance of Initial Capital to a Startup
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 12 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Kontiki's Competition
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 46 sec.
Video 13 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on Measuring Success
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 38 sec.
Video 14 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Funding Process at Kontiki
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 7 min. 4 sec.
Video 15 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Challenge of Creating a Business That Lives On
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 16 of 47 Michael Homer States Importance of Teaching Entrepreneurs To Build Socially Responsible Businesses
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 3 sec.
Video 17 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Building Company, Kontiki and Importance of Initially Building a Strong Team
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 40 sec.
Video 18 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Drive and Vision
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 42 sec.
Video 19 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Kontiki's Competitive Advantage
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 15 sec.
Video 20 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Personal Enjoyment In Working with Entrepreneurs
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 0 min. 27 sec.
Video 21 of 47 Michael Homer States One of Kontiki's Biggest Challenges is Gaining Market Understanding of Product
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 9 sec.
Video 22 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Experience as Head of Sales and Marketing at Netscape
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 13 sec.
Video 23 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Early Background and Foundation of Work Ethic
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 8 sec.
Video 24 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Pitching New Business, Kontiki
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 0 min. 53 sec.
Video 25 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Personal Growth From Being General Manager of NetCenter
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
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  • 0 min. 51 sec.
Video 26 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Raising Capital for Kontiki
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 19 sec.
Video 27 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Opportunity to Work Directly With John Scully
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 34 sec.
Video 28 of 47 Michael Homer States Returning Something to Society Is As Important As Returning Something to Shareholders
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 26 sec.
Video 29 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Moving into Sales and Marketing Position at Apple
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 17 sec.
Video 30 of 47 Michael Homer States Positive Aspects of Entrepreneurship and Importance of Developing a Network
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 4 min. 8 sec.
Video 31 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on Managing and Motivation
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 5 min. 25 sec.
Video 32 of 47 Michael Homer States Risk Is Easier To Justify If There is An Opportunity to Learn
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 46 sec.
Video 33 of 47 Michael Homer States Importance of Creating Long Term Calue For a Company
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 0 min. 58 sec.
Video 34 of 47 Michael Homer States Importance of Product Development, Customer Engagement and Team Development
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 44 sec.
Video 35 of 47 Michael Homer States First Step in Conquering Technical Problem is Simplification
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 0 min. 45 sec.
Video 36 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Professional Experience at Apple
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 51 sec.
Video 37 of 47 Michael Homer States Importance of Creating a Business Plan Despite Fact He Already Had The Money In The Bank
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 4 min. 10 sec.
Video 38 of 47 Michael Homer States Importance of Vision and Flexibility
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 2 sec.
Video 39 of 47 Michael Homer Provides Overview of Kontiki
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 12 sec.
Video 40 of 47 Michael Homer States Personal Choice For Opportunity Despite Risk
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 4 sec.
Video 41 of 47 Michael Homer States Planning Is Important But Must Be Simplisitc Enough to Be Understood By All Involved
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 6 sec.
Video 42 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Decision to Go To Berkeley and Become Business Major
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 58 sec.
Video 43 of 47 Michael Homer Discusses Flexible Work Environment at Kontiki and How It Helps Control Expenses
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 40 sec.
Video 44 of 47 Michael Homer States Surprise at Pace of Netscape's Growth
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 2 sec.
Video 45 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on Social Entrepreneurship
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 2 min. 5 sec.
Video 46 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on Work-Life Balance
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 3 min. 35 sec.
Video 47 of 47 Michael Homer Shares Thoughts on Entrepreneurship
  • Michael Homer - Interview - Apple, Netscape and Kontiki
  • 01-01-00
  • Michael Homer
  • 1 min. 52 sec.

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