Ryan Leslie is a Grammy-nominated producer, who has worked with artists like Kanye West, Beyonce, and Britney Spears. Superphone, which helps enterprises connect with their mobile customers, was founded by Leslie in 2014. Leslie’s venture was backed by investors such as Ben Horowitz, Josh Constine, and Kanye West. He talks about his journey from Harvard to entrepreneur in this interview.
Ryan Leslie has made millions of dollars by investing in Apple stock. In 2009, the company was worth $100K. It is now worth $16M. At one point, he was about to cash out, but his mentor convinced him to stay the course. After watching his investment grow from a $100K to a $350K profit, he was ready to cash out, but was encouraged to stick it out.