Shift Happens: A DisrupTV Interview with Tien Tzuo

By Jayne Scuncio December 29, 2016

Interview with Tien Tzuo on DisrupTV, hosted by R “Ray” Wang and Vala Afshar.

DisrupTV Episode 0042 – Year-End Recap and Interview with Tien Tzuo from Constellation Research on Vimeo.

Discussion highlights:

  • What is the Subscription Economy?
  • What’s causing this shift to a subscription business model?
  • The Subscription Economy Index (SEI) and business model disruption across all industries.
  • What’s holding back companies in the product era?
  • Pull vs. push, have you earn the right for the business.
  • Boring billing + connecting to CRM that isn’t working + and back to ERP. What got you to this point? What changed?
  • Jim Cramer begged you to go public, who is your biggest competition, who is failing to adapt to subscription economy?
  • Silicon Valley, AI, insights, IoT- can they make the shift or will we still see laggards?
  • What is the future of the subscription economy?
  • Retail sector, are they changing?
  • Who are your mentors, who inspired you to get here?

Want to hear more from Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo? Check out his advice for building a billion dollar company.