How I Built This

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How I Built This
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Presentation
Hosted byGuy Raz
GenreBusiness
LanguageEnglish
UpdatesWeekly
LengthAbout 30 minutes
Publication
Original releaseSeptember 12, 2016 – present
ProviderNational Public Radio
Websitenpr.org/podcasts/510313

How I Built This is an American podcast about "innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built" produced by NPR.[1][2]

History[edit]

How I Built This began on September 12, 2016 as a podcast where the host, Guy Raz, talks to innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, about the stories behind the movements they built.

Episodes[edit]

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Episode Title Notes Airdate Original Airdate
1 Spanx: Sara Blakely September 12, 2016
2 Instagram: Kevin Systrom & Mike Krieger September 19, 2016
3 Urban One: Cathy Hughes company was called Radio One when episode was published September 26, 2016
4 Clif Bar: Gary Erickson October 3, 2016
5 VICE: Suroosh Alvi October 10, 2016
6 Airbnb: Joe Gebbia October 17, 2016
7 Dermalogica: Jane Wurwand October 24, 2016
8 Samuel Adams: Jim Koch October 31, 2016
9 Music Mogul: L.A. Reid co-founded LaFace Records November 7, 2016
10 Celebrity Chef: José Andrés November 14, 2016
11 Southwest Airlines: Herb Kelleher November 21, 2016
12 Angie's List: Angie Hicks November 28, 2016
13 Serial Entrepreneur: Mark Cuban appears on Shark Tank December 5, 2016
14 Patagonia: Yvon Chouinard December 12, 2016
15 Melissa & Doug: Melissa & Doug Bernstein December 19, 2016
16 Warby Parker: Dave Gilboa & Neil Blumenthal December 26, 2016
17 Zumba: Beto Perez and Alberto Perlman January 2, 2017
18 Drybar: Alli Webb January 9, 2017
19 Honest Tea: Seth Goldman January 16, 2017
20 Zappos: Tony Hsieh January 23, 2017
21 Virgin Group: Sir Richard Branson January 30, 2017
22 Kate Spade: Kate & Andy Spade February 6, 2017
23 Lyft: John Zimmer February 13, 2017
24 Live Episode! Beyond Meat: Ethan Brown February 16, 2017
25 Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal February 20, 2017
26 Atari & Chuck E. Cheese's: Nolan Bushnell February 27, 2017
27 Chesapeake Bay Candle: Mei Xu March 6, 2017
28 5-Hour Energy: Manoj Bhargava March 13, 2017
29 Kendra Scott: Kendra Scott March 20, 2017
30 Power Rangers: Haim Saban March 27, 2017
31 AOL: Steve Case April 3, 2017
32 Instacart: Apoorva Mehta April 10, 2017
33 1-800-GOT-JUNK?: Brian Scudamore April 17, 2017
34 Real Estate Mogul: Barbara Corcoran appears on Shark Tank April 24, 2017
35 Lady Gaga & Atom Factory: Troy Carter May 1, 2017
36 Lonely Planet: Maureen & Tony Wheeler May 8, 2017
37 Whole Foods Market: John Mackey May 15, 2017
38 Compaq Computers: Rod Canion May 22, 2017
39 TOMS: Blake Mycoskie May 29, 2017
40 Five Guys: Jerry Murrell June 5, 2017
41 Carol's Daughter: Lisa Price June 12, 2017
42 WeWork: Miguel McKelvey June 19, 2017
43 TRX: Randy Hetrick June 26, 2017
44 Spanx: Sara Blakely* July 3, 2017 September 12, 2016
45 Rolling Stone: Jann Wenner July 11, 2017
46 Aden + Anais: Raegan Moya-Jones July 17, 2017
47 Samuel Adams: Jim Koch* July 24, 2017 October 31, 2016
48 Live Episode! BuzzFeed: Jonah Peretti also co-founded The Huffington Post July 27, 2017
49 Kickstarter: Perry Chen July 31, 2017
50 Rent The Runway: Jenn Hyman August 7, 2017
51 Urban One: Cathy Hughes* August 14, 2017 September 26, 2016
52 Edible Arrangements: Tariq Farid August 21, 2017
53 Airbnb: Joe Gebbia* August 28, 2017 October 17, 2016
54 Live Episode! Reddit: Alexis Ohanian & Steve Huffman August 31, 2017
55 VICE: Suroosh Alvi* September 4, 2017 October 10, 2016
56 Barre3: Sadie Lincoln September 11, 2017
57 The Chipmunks: Ross Bagdasarian Jr. & Janice Karman September 18, 2017
58 Southwest Airlines: Herb Kelleher* September 25, 2017 November 21, 2016
59 Live Episode! Starbucks: Howard Schultz September 28, 2017
60 Stonyfield Yogurt: Gary Hirshberg October 2, 2017
61 Teach For America: Wendy Kopp October 9, 2017
62 Bumble: Whitney Wolfe October 16, 2017
63 Burton Snowboards: Jake Carpenter October 23, 2017
64 Chipotle: Steve Ells October 30, 2017
65 Eileen Fisher: Eileen Fisher November 6, 2017
66 Instagram: Kevin Systrom & Mike Krieger* November 13, 2017 September 19, 2016
67 Ben & Jerry's: Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield November 20, 2017
68 Framebridge: Susan Tynan November 27, 2017
69 Zumba: Beto Perez & Alberto Perlman* December 4, 2017 January 2, 2017
70 Tom's of Maine: Tom Chappell December 11, 2017
71 Live Episode! Black Entertainment Television: Robert Johnson December 14, 2017
72 LearnVest: Alexa von Tobel December 17, 2017
73 Patagonia: Yvon Chouinard* December 25, 2017 December 12, 2016
74 Live Episode! The Home Depot: Arthur Blank December 27, 2017
75 Clif Bar: Gary Erickson* January 1, 2018 October 3, 2016
76 Kate Spade: Kate & Andy Spade* January 8, 2018 February 6, 2017
77 LinkedIn: Reid Hoffman January 15, 2018
78 Serial Entrepreneur: Marcia Kilgore founded Bliss (spa) January 22, 2018
79 Dell Computers: Michael Dell
80 Melissa & Doug: Melissa And Doug Bernstein* February 5, 2018 December 19, 2016
81 Dyson: James Dyson February 12, 2018
82 Warby Parker: Dave Gilboa & Neil Blumenthal* February 19, 2018 December 26, 2016
83 Wikipedia: Jimmy Wales February 26, 2018
84 Live Episode! Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams: Jeni Britton Bauer February 28, 2018
85 1-800-GOT-JUNK?: Brian Scudamore* March 5, 2018 April 17, 2017
86 The Knot: Carley Roney & David Liu March 12, 2018
87 LÄRABAR: Lara Merriken March 19, 2018
88 Atari & Chuck E. Cheese's: Nolan Bushnell* March 26, 2018 February 27, 2017
89 Stitch Fix: Katrina Lake April 2, 2018
90 Fubu: Daymond John appears on Shark Tank April 9, 2018
91 Wayfair: Niraj Shah & Steve Conine April 16, 2018
92 Dermalogica: Jane Wurwand* April 23, 2018 October 24, 2016
93 Panera Bread/Au Bon Pain: Ron Shaich April 30, 2018
94 Stripe: Patrick and John Collison May 7, 2018
95 Real Estate Mogul: Barbara Corcoran* May 14, 2018 April 24, 2017
96 Bob's Red Mill: Bob Moore May 21, 2018
97 Lady Gaga & Atom Factory: Troy Carter* May 28, 2018 May 1, 2017
98 Minted: Mariam Naficy June 4, 2018
99 Remembering Kate Spade* June 5, 2018 February 6, 2017
100 Honest Tea: Seth Goldman* June 11, 2018 January 16, 2017
101 Lululemon Athletica: Chip Wilson June 18, 2018
102 Lyft: John Zimmer* June 25, 2018 February 13, 2017
103 Chicken Salad Chick: Stacy Brown July 2, 2018
104 Lonely Planet: Maureen & Tony Wheeler* July 9, 2018 May 8, 2017
105 Steve Madden: Steve Madden July 16, 2018
106 Drybar: Alli Webb* July 23, 2018 January 9, 2017
107 Slack: Stewart Butterfield July 30, 2018
108 Carol's Daughter: Lisa Price* August 6, 2018 June 12, 2017
109 Live Episode! RXBAR: Peter Rahal August 13, 2018
110 Angie's List: Angie Hicks* August 20, 2018 November 28, 2016
111 TRX: Randy Hetrick* August 27, 2018 June 26, 2017
112 WeWork: Miguel McKelvey* September 3, 2018 June 19, 2017
113 Live Episode! New Belgium Brewing Company: Kim Jordan September 10, 2018
114 Bobbi Brown Cosmetics: Bobbi Brown September 17, 2018
115 Power Rangers: Haim Saban* September 24, 2018 March 27, 2017
116 Cisco Systems & Urban Decay Cosmetics: Sandy Lerner October 1, 2018
117 Method: Adam Lowry & Eric Ryan October 8, 2018
118 Rent The Runway: Jenn Hyman* October 15, 2018 August 7, 2017
119 Tempur-Pedic: Bobby Trussell October 22, 2018
120 Betterment: Jon Stein October 29, 2018
121 Barre3: Sadie Lincoln* November 5, 2018 September 11, 2017
122 DoorDash: Tony Xu November 12, 2018
123 Rent The Runway's Jenn Hyman At The HIBT Summit Special Episode – Original Story from August 7, 2017 November 15, 2018
124 Whole Foods Market: John Mackey* November 19, 2018 May 15, 2017
125 Method's Adam Lowry And Eric Ryan At The HIBT Summit Special Episode – Original Story from October 8, 2018 November 22, 2018
126 Live Episode! Glossier: Emily Weiss November 26, 2018
127 Lyft's John Zimmer At The HIBT Summit Special Episode – Original Story from February 13, 2017 November 29, 2018
128 ActOne Group: Janice Bryant Howroyd December 3, 2018
129 Airbnb's Joe Gebbia At The HIBT Summit Special Episode – Original Story from October 17, 2016 December 6, 2018
130 Burton Snowboards: Jake Carpenter* December 10, 2018 October 23, 2017
131 Stitch Fix's Katrina Lake At The HIBT Summit Special Episode – Original Story from April 2, 2018 December 13, 2018
132 Live Episode! Dollar Shave Club: Michael Dubin December 17, 2018
133 Lisa Price Of Carol's Daughter At The HIBT Summit Special Episode – Original Story from June 12, 2017 December 20, 2018
134 The Chipmunks: Ross Bagdasarian Jr. & Janice Karman* December 24, 2018 September 18, 2017
135 Kickstarter: Perry Chen* December 31, 2018 July 31, 2017
136 Remembering Herb Kelleher* January 4, 2019 November 21, 2016
137 SoulCycle: Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler January 7, 2019
138 Five Guys: Jerry Murrell* January 14, 2019 June 5, 2017
139 Bonobos: Andy Dunn January 21, 2019
140 Canva: Melanie Perkins January 28, 2019
141 JetBlue Airways: David Neeleman February 4, 2019
142 TOMS: Blake Mycoskie* February 11, 2019 May 29, 2017
143 Burt's Bees: Roxanne Quimby February 18, 2019
144 Eileen Fisher: Eileen Fisher* February 25, 2019 November 6, 2017
145 Squarespace: Anthony Casalena March 4, 2019
146 Logic: Logic & Chris Zarou March 11, 2019
147 Away: Jen Rubio March 18, 2019
148 Compaq Computers: Rod Canion* March 25, 2019 May 22, 2017
149 Springfree Trampoline: Keith Alexander & Steve Holmes April 1, 2019
150 Chez Panisse: Alice Waters April 8,2019
151 Men's Wearhouse: George Zimmer April 15, 2019
152 Bumble: Whitney Wolfe* April 22, 2019 October 16, 2017
153 Live Episode! Peloton: John Foley April 29, 2019
154 Framebridge: Susan Tynan* May 6, 2019 November 27, 2017
155 Belkin International: Chet Pipkin May 13, 2019
156 Zappos: Tony Hsieh* May 20, 2019 January 23, 2017
157 Stacy's Pita Chips: Stacy Madison May 27, 2019
158 Live Episode! Tofurky: Seth Tibbott June 3, 2019
159 Allbirds: Tim Brown & Joey Zwillinger June 10, 2019
160 Chesapeake Bay Candle: Mei Xu* June 17, 2019 March 6, 2017
161 Yelp: Jeremy Stoppelman June 24, 2019
162 Dave's Killer Bread: Dave Dahl July 1, 2019
163 Teach For America: Wendy Kopp* July 8, 2019 October 9, 2017
164 EO Products: Susan Griffin-Black & Brad Black July 15, 2019
165 Dyson: James Dyson* July 22, 2019 February 12, 2018
166 Live Episode! Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP: Angie & Dan Bastian July 29, 2019
167 Shopify: Tobias Lütke August 5, 2019
168 Serial Entrepreneur: Marcia Kilgore* August 12, 2019 January 22, 2018
169 Stonyfield Yogurt: Gary Hirshberg* August 19, 2019 October 2, 2017
170 Aden + Anais: Raegan Moya-Jones* August 26, 2019 July 17, 2017
171 The Life Is Good Company: Bert and John Jacobs September 2, 2019
172 Dippin' Dots: Curt Jones September 9, 2019
173 Stitch Fix: Katrina Lake* September 16, 2019 April 2, 2018

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPR Debuts 'How I Built This With Guy Raz'". NPR Press Room (Press release). NPR. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  2. ^ Bridges, Frances. "NPR's Guy Raz On Faking His Way To Success, And His New Show 'How I Built This'". Forbes. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "How I Built This with Guy Raz". NPR. Retrieved 2017-01-02.

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