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Listen: The Ground Breaking Podcast's Eli Smit interviews co-founder and CEO of Truman's Jon Bostock

It’s not often you stumble across a ten-year-old New Zealander hosting a business podcast, but then again, most ten-year-olds aren’t like self-proclaimed budding entrepreneur Eli Smit. After discovering Smit as our Emerging Talent, we will be hosting season two of Smit's podcast on Idealog. In this episode, Smit chats with Jon Bostock, the co-founder and CEO of Truman's. Bostock has consistently succeeded at the toughest challenges presented by companies both large and small. Over the course of nearly a decade at General Electric, he reinvented the company’s sprawling appliances division, devising ways to grow share and profitability, all the while competing against an ever-increasing number of entrants. In 2016, Jon joined Big Ass Fans, he focused on improving the customer experience and then shepherded a sale that valued the company at $500 million. Following the sale, Jon sought a new challenge and joined with Big Ass Fans Global Marketing Director Alex Reed to found Truman’s, a household cleaning products company designed for today's consumer with an emphasis on simplicity, convenience and sustainability. 

  • For more background on Smit, read our profile on him here

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