Guy Raz is a journalist, podcaster and author, best known for his work as the host and creator of the popular NPR podcast “How I Built This.” He is a veteran reporter and correspondent, having worked for NPR for over a decade covering a wide range of topics including business, technology and entrepreneurship.
Mr. Raz is a leading expert on the stories behind some of the world’s most successful companies and has interviewed countless entrepreneurs, business leaders and innovators for his podcast. He has also written several books, including the bestselling How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs.
In addition to his work as a journalist and podcaster, Mr. Raz is also a frequent public speaker, delivering talks and lectures at universities, businesses and other organizations worldwide. In 2022, he was a speaker at the Bigelow Forum, where he discussed the stories of entrepreneurs and their journey of building successful companies and how they overcome obstacles and challenges to reach their goals. His talk focused on the importance of resilience, adaptability and taking risks in achieving success and how these qualities can help individuals navigate the rapidly changing landscape of the 21st century.
Mr. Raz’s work has been recognized with various awards and honors, including the George Polk Award for Radio Reporting, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Gracie Award. He has interviewed some of the most successful and influential people in the world and has built a reputation for his ability to tell compelling stories in an engaging and accessible way.