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#146 John Konrad V - On Leadership, Shipping, Entrepreneurship, gCaptain and Maritime Policy

Captain John Konrad is the founder and CEO of gCaptain and author of the book Fire On The Horizon. John is licensed to captain the world's largest ships and has sailed from ports around the world. He has also built some of the world's most advanced ships and managed billion-dollar offshore construction projects in some of the world's harshest marine environments.


In this episode we cover:

  • How John got into the maritime industry
  • His biggest lessons learned on leadership as a captain and crew member 
  • The founding story on gCaptain and how he scaled to be one of the largest maritime sites in the world
  • What’s going on in the international maritime policy, and how it will shape the shipping industry going forward


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