secretleaders | Ukrainian Founder Aleksandr Volodarsky on running a company in wartime

Ukrainian Founder Aleksandr Volodarsky on running a company in wartime

Ukrainian Founder Aleksandr Volodarsky on running a company in wartime

It’s amazing how important business seems until something really important happens, like a war breaks out.
For Aleksandr Volodarsky, Founder of Lemon.io, which connects companies with software engineers, although he and his colleagues had gotten used to operating in a conflict situation since 2014, he was still stunned when Russia invaded. And the most useful thing he can do now is to keep the business going so it can support the war effort – including his employees who’ve gone off to fight. 
Find out what it’s like in his shoes right now. What’s going on with his team. What’s it like on the ground.

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