Sean Heiney, Barracuda Networks

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Sean Heiney, Barracuda Networks

Release Date: 
6/5/2012
Duration: 
Duration: 31:11 (71.36 MB)

Barracuda Networks is a great example of a company that has found success in the Ann Arbor region. Founded and headquartered in California, Barracuda Networks was looking to expand their company into new terroritory in 2006. Luckily, serial entrepreneur and Ann Arbor native Sean Heiney had also recently come on board at Barracuda. Sean helped pushed Barracuda towards Ann Arbor, and led the opening of their Ann Arbor Research and Development Center in 2006, pumping out new products for Barracuda Networks. 

In his podcast with Ann Arbor SPARK CEO Paul Krutko, Sean discusses what it takes to build a startup into a successful company. The two also discuss what it takes to bring a company to Ann Arbor, what makes Ann Arbor an attractive place for business, and how Ann Arbor compares to Silicon Valley, among other things.