Stefan Rust (Laguna) and April Joyner (Business Insider): Consensus 2022 [GritDaily House]

Stefan Rust is a multilingual mover and shaker turning cutting-edge technology into commercial success. Navigating regulations competing against the national telecom operator, Stefan helped change the mobile landscape in China. He then moved on to Sun Microsystems where he worked to create an ecosystem that brought content and apps to mobile with Java. He has also advised tech giants like Qualcomm, Red Hat, Sony, Siemens, Limelight Studios, and many others. Stefan has held several executive positions, most notably he is an ex-CEO of

April Joyner covers venture capital and startups. Before joining Insider, she was a markets correspondent at Reuters and a senior reporter at Inc. magazine. She has also contributed to BrooklynFast CompanyMarie ClaireThe New Yorker, OZY, and The Week.

Stefan and April both appearing on this episode of the Grit Daily Startup to talk about their ventures and next steps for the future.

Jennifer Johnson is the Booking Producer for Grit Daily’s podcasts.