Roger Huffstetler graduated in 2001 from University of West Georgia and was planning on getting a PhD in Chemistry prior to September 11, 2001. In 2003, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. After completing his Marine Corps enlistment, Roger attended Harvard where he graduated with a MPA and a MBA.
Roger became the Co-Founder and President of Zillabyte in August 2012. Zillbyte pulls data from multiple public data sources into one searchable system that can be used for many business cases. In the interview, Roger talks about the challenges of finding funding, hiring the right employees, and the importance of systematically testing your ideas. He recommends reading, The Lean Startup by Eric Reis, Running Lean by Ash Maurya, and The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank. You can connect with him at Roger@Zillabyte.com .
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