Skype Co-Creator Jonas Kjellberg Shares Tips For Scaling Successfully

Jonas Kjellberg, co-creator of Skype, advises on how to handle fast-paced growth as an enterprise.

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Organized by Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, Sheraa, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SharjahEF) 2019 brought together a diverse group of experts from government, technology, business and academia for a two-day inspirational event last November.

In its third edition, SharjahEF was held under the theme "Find Your Inner Quest' and featured an impressive speaker line-up. Some of the most attended keynote speeches and talks were delivered by HH Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, founder and CEO of Alliances for Global Sustainability and Circle of Hope Foundation; HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, founder and chairman of KBW Ventures; Grammy award-winning artist and entrepreneur, Akon, and many others.

On the sidelines of the event, we talked with Jonas Kjellberg, co-creator of Skype, about managing fast-paced growth as an enterprise- check out the full video for all of his insights!

Related: Gary Vaynerchuck Shares His Tips For Entrepreneurs At Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2018

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