218 Hernan Lopez | Podcasting in a Post COVID World

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Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneur and podcast expert, Hernan Lopez. Hernan is the founder and CEO of Wondery, the fastest-growing podcast company in the world, with hit podcasts such as “Dirty John”, “Business Wars”, “American History Tellers” and “Dr. Death.”

In this episode, Harry and Hernan discuss the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic, shepherding a company through crises, and the importance of diversity. Hernan provides powerful insights on the overall podcasting industry and how his company is adapting to address the needs of their clients.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Hernan Lopez, and speaks to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic
  • 12:10 – Hernan’s thoughts on the impact coronavirus could have on his business and society for the remainder of 2020
  • 22:26 – Hernan speaks to shepherding a company through crises and where he gets his inspiration from
  • 25:33 – How Hernan plans on shifting his business plans and activities during these trying times
  • 31:02 – Key takeaways Hernan learned from his conversations with other podcasters
  • 37:40 – The importance Hernan places on diversity
  • 42:17 – Why Wondery is such an important passion project for Hernan
  • 44:04 – Hernan’s thoughts on the state of the podcasting industry and promising trends he has noticed
  • 47:11 – What is something that Hernan has changed his mind about recently
  • 47:45 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Hernan
  • 49:03 – Harry thanks Hernan for joining the show and where listeners can follow Hernan


Links Mentioned

FullCast Website

Couch Choir – (They Long To Be) Close To You

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Hernan’s Twitter – @hernanlopez

Hernan’s LinkedIn

Hernan’s Websites

Podcast Movement

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