business & tech

Episode 191: Chieh Huang

  Some silicon valley companies make grandiose claims, but Chieh Huang, founder of the online retailer Boxed, is more modest: ”We’re not changing the world by selling toilet paper.” But perhaps he is – not with the products he sells but through the benefits he offers his workers. He calls Boxed, “a new-school tech company with old-school employment practices.” I call it the benevolent ghost of FDR. A conversation at the Museum of Chinese in America with music from Nicole Tan.

  •  PERSON: Mary Huang
  •  PLACE: Times Square
  •  THING: a purple eraser
  •  RANDY’S THING: a Mack truck

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