“Seek understanding and seek the humanity in people. Understand the systems around you.” – Craig King
Craig King is an account executive in the Bay Area tech industry. Craig grew up in the projects in the Western Addition of San Francisco – a significant number of his childhood peers are now in jail or were murdered. Craig independently focused on education as a path out, leading him into the tech industry earning 6 figures before the age of 30. We talk about how growing up in that context shaped him and how his experiences influenced and shaped his success despite unlikely odds.