Virtual Talking Data Series: Christopher Payne, COO at DoorDash, Inc.
Data always beats opinions
Christopher shared his approach to setting strategy and goals, the power of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), and how to focus, lead, and drive an organisation by setting ambitious goals and measuring progress.
We also learned about Christopher's executive career from his early days at Microsoft and Amazon to his time leading eBay's North America business. Today, Christopher is the Chief Operating Officer at DoorDash, the US's most successful on-demand food delivery business. Through his tenure, DoorDash has grown exponentially from a valuation of a few hundred million US dollars to over US$13 billion today. You will hear about this extraordinary journey and the lessons Christopher has learnt about data in startups, growing businesses with data, and expanding the business internationally.