Blending Curiosity and Currency

PayPal's CTO shares his insights about what leads to a successful career.

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Sri Shivananda is the CTO of , an online payment system. In this episode of #ThePlaybook, he discusses with host David Meltzer career advice, the evolution of online exchange and championing customers. 

Shivananda talks about focusing on “micro-ambitions,” planning for one or two steps, but otherwise letting life take its course. He also talks about creating a foundation of learning based on curiosity and the importance of competence, character and consistency.

Shivananda discusses online , specifically as COVID has changed views about exchanging physical currency. He talks about PayPal as a safe, convenient and cheap way to manage for all consumers and its “customer championship,” prioritizing users’ needs in the development cycle.

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