Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

Evil Geniuses' CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson on how to run an esports company

Nilay Patel talks with CEO of Evil Geniuses about how an esports team makes money, where the industry is headed, and...

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CNBC’s Jon Fortt on GameStop, Robinhood, and wallstreetbets

CNBC anchor Jon Fortt unpacks how the GameStop stock story was covered by the media and if technology has the ability...

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Black Software author on technology’s role in racial justice

In this episode of Decoder, Nilay sits down with Charlton McIlwain, a professor of media, culture, and communications...

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Venture Capitalism isn’t just for Venture Capitalists, with Arlan Hamilton

Nilay Patel talks with venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton. Arlan founded VC fund Backstage Capital in 2015 and focuses...

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The SolarWinds hack: cyber attacks and national security with Reuters reporter Joseph Menn

The Verge's Nilay Patel is joined by Joseph Menn, a cybersecurity reporter at Reuters and author of the new book Cult...

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Marques Brownlee on how to scale MKBHD while being the face of the YouTube brand

Nilay Patel talks with Marques Brownlee (MKBHD on YouTube) about building a business as a YouTuber, how content...

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Instagram’s Adam Mosseri on the future of Reels, moderation, and the responsibility of social media platforms

The Verge's Nilay Patel talks with head of Instagram Adam Mosseri about how to run a creative platform like Instagram...

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Trump, Twitter, and the First Amendment, with platform moderation expert Daphne Keller

In the aftermath of the pro-Trump attack on the Capitol, many online platforms, including both Twitter and Facebook,...

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The business of meatless meat with Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown

Today’s episode is with Beyond Meat founder and CEO Ethan Brown. Nilay and Ethan discuss how the company is...

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How the @!#$ does advertising work, with Cadillac CMO Melissa Grady

Advertising is a huge part of the economy and something we all experience everyday through various mediums. In this...

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Can Substack CEO Chris Best build a new model for journalism?

Nilay Patel talks to Chris Best, cofounder and CEO of Substack, the subscription newsletter startup that’s...

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Alamo Drafthouse CEO Shelli Taylor on going back to the movies

On this episode of Decoder, Nilay talks with Shelli Taylor, the CEO of Alamo Drafthouse. Shelli stepped into her new...

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Microsoft's Phil Spencer on launching the new Xbox and the future of games

On this week’s episode of Decoder Nilay Patel talks to Phil Spencer, the guy in charge of Xbox at Microsoft....

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Remote learning is here to stay — can we make it better?

On this week’s episode of Decoder, Nilay Patel talks with Sal Khan, the co-founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a...

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Mark Cuban on the presidency and the future of American business

On the first episode of Decoder, Nilay Patel interviews Mark Cuban. Mark is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks,...

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Welcome to Decoder

It may seem like a strange time to launch a podcast about business when the pandemic has frozen so many things in...

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Best of: Shoshana Zuboff

In this best-of episode, originally published in February 2019, Kara Swisher talks with Harvard Business School...

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Best of: Esther Perel

In this best-of episode, originally published in March 2018, Kara Swisher talks to sex and relationship therapist...

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Best of: Patty McCord

In this best-of episode, originally published in January 2018, Kara Swisher talks to Netflix's former chief talent...

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Best of: Anthony Scaramucci

In this best-of episode, originally published in March 2018, Kara Swisher talks to former White House communications...

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