about this episode
0:41 – Jason introduces Adam Foroughi, Co-Founder & CEO of AppLovin, who shares the motivation to create AppLovin.
4:52 – Why app discovery is such a difficult problem to solve, and the impact of highly monetized apps on app installs.
14:10 – Impact of Apple subscriptions, smartphones, 5G, and App Store promotions.
26:38 – Going from fewer resources to too many resources, and hurdles that AppLovin faced along the way.
39:07 – Adam talks about how AppLovin is fighting click-fraud and privacy issues.
44:31 – Advantages of creating a parent-friendly culture, hiring talent from within, and recognizing excellence within your team.
54:31 – Going from making apps to not making apps and then back to making apps, thoughts on an IPO at this stage of AppLovin, and Adam’s angel investments.