Jody Mulkey - CTO of GoodRx, former CPO of Aspiration (#45)


Prior to GoodRx Jody Mulkey (@jodymulkey) was the Chief Product Officer at Aspiration. An accomplished technologist and inspirational engineering leader, Jody is known for building high-performance systems and teams.

Prior to Aspiration, Jody spent 5 years as CTO of Ticketmaster leading the global product and technology transformation. Prior to Ticketmaster Jody spent over 14 years at Shopzilla, now Connexity, a leading source for connecting buyers and online sellers that reaches a global audience of over 40 million shoppers monthly. Jody was the CIO of Shopzilla and part of the inaugural team building the company’s data platform, analytics, and infrastructure.

Born in Texas, Jody attended military school and got his degree in shenanigans before moving to California. Jody studied Business Administration at USC with dual emphases in Entrepreneurship and Information Systems.

Outside of work, Jody is an active startup investor, Laker fan, Trojan fan, and tennis enthusiast. Jody lives in Westwood, CA with his saint of a wife, 2 amazing children, and 2 obstinate yet adorable pugs.

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Episode Summary

“With good leadership, good people on your team, clear expectations, and clear systems for accountability in a really beautiful, positive way that solves most of the management problem.”

—Jody Mulkey

In this episode we’ll cover:

  1. How Jody ran a consulting business from his fraternity house in college
  2. What it’s like working for Ticketmaster, Aspiration, and GoodRx
  3. Why Jody quit his job at Sony Pictures after just 23 days

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