Entrepreneurs Share Lessons Learned From First Jobs

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Your first job out of college can be an eye-opening, career-transforming experience. For Ben Rattray, founder and CEO of Change.org, it was an essential step in realizing his ultimate dream of launching a democratized political decision platform online. Watch here to learn more about his early days working for political consultants in Washington D.C. and how the advent of Facebook changed his career path.

Ben Rattray is the founder and CEO of petition platform of Change.org. Before launching his company, Rattray attended the London School of Economics, as well as Stanford University.

Janet Balis is a partner and CRO at betaworks, a seed stage venture capital company that invests in media properties. Prior joining betaworks, Balis held executive positions at The Huffington Post and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

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