On this episode of the Traction podcast, host Lloyed Lobo of Boast.AI welcomes Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder & COO at Cloudflare, Shawn Abbott, Partner at Inovia Capital, and Mahendra Ramsinghani, Founder at Secure Octane & Author at Startup Boards. Together, they give us a masterclass on building high-performing boards and productive relationships.

Topics covered include:

12:22 – What do investors expect from founders when it comes to their board?

23:52 – Why momentum is the source of all authority you have as a founder

32:49 – Working through imposter syndrome

42:44 – Resolving conflict between board members

50:16 – At what point do you decide to start a board, and how do you pick the right people?

1:00:02 – The most entertaining board member experiences

Connect with Michelle Zatlyn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellezatlyn/

Learn more about Cloudflare at https://www.cloudflare.com/