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Small Empires with Alexis Ohanian episode 001: ZocDoc

Small Empires with Alexis Ohanian episode 001: ZocDoc


"A generation ago if you wanted to build a business empire, you needed to build a factory. Today, you only need a laptop."

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This is a big moment for us. The premiere of Small Empires with Alexis Ohanian. It's a new weekly show that visits rising New York City startups and provides never-before-seen access to the men and women building our future. This week? We visit ZocDoc. The company was founded in April 2007 to support the health care industry — to make it as easy to schedule a doctor's appointment as, say, ordering a pizza.

Who is Alexis Ohanian? In 2005, he co-founded "the internet's front page" Reddit and then went on to launch companies like Breadpig and The Hipmunk. He's also an activist for net neutrality (you might remember his campaign against SOPA and PIPA) and an all-around charming guy.

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Host: Alexis Ohanian
Senior Producer: Stephen Greenwood
Executive Producers: Joshua Topolsky, Chad Mumm, Kyle Kramer

Directed by: Billy Disney, Jordan Oplinger
Associate Producer: Adam Scigliano

Edited By: Billy Disney
Additional Editing: Jordan Oplinger

Camera Operators: Stephen Greenwood, Billy Disney, Jordan Oplinger

Editorial Publish Lead: Ross Miller
Publishing Assistant: Evan Rodgers

Audio Engineer: Jose Ochoa
Audio Mixing: John Lagomarsino

Production Assistant: Cosmo Scharf

Branding: Cory Schmidt
Rights & Clearances: Samantha Mason

Featuring: Cyrus Massoumi, Dr. Kamal Ramani, Matthew Murchison, Katie Ghelli

Special Thanks To: Jessica Aptman, Marty Moe, Jim Bankoff