From Franchisee to Tech CEO: How Rob Hunter Made The Leap to Entrepreneurism
Rob Hunter, Founder & CEO at HigherMe, a full hiring suite that provides tech solutions for employers looking to hire hourly workers joins Enterprise Radio to discuss his entrepreneurial journey.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Rob Hunter discuss the following:
- Tell us a little about your background. Did you always know you wanted to be an entrepreneur?
- What in particular inspired you to start HigherMe?
- You were a multi-unit franchisee before you started HigherMe – how do you think that experience impacted the decisions you’ve made as Founder & CEO so far?
- Making the leap to startup CEO isn’t easy. What was the biggest challenge?
- Has there been a defining moment in your career that really solidified your identity as an entrepreneur or really validated the work that you do?
Rob Hunter graduated from the Ivey School of Business at Western University and earned his MBA at Babson College. A self-described serial entrepreneur, he has sold everything from real estate to mystery shopping data and worked as a multi-unit franchisee with Marble Slab.
Rob experienced the challenges of finding great talent firsthand, which drove him to start HigherMe: a hiring suite that provides tech solutions for employers looking to hire hourly workers. HigherMe has found incredible success as a Y Combinator company and supports hiring for well-known brands across the United States.
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