Jay Adelson, the former chief executive of Digg, gave a post-mortem on his time at the pioneering social news network today at the FailCon conference in San Francisco.
He had plenty of lessons to offer about failure, but he said he had no regrets on his five-year tenure at Digg, as we wrote in our earlier story. He had no second thoughts about not selling the company when everyone else was urging him and founder Kevin Rose to do so. He also talked about his approach to being a CEO with his prior companies and how that stayed with him at Digg.
Here’s most of Adelson’s talk at FailCon.
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