114 – Stuart McLeod: From Accidental to Purposeful Entrepreneur
March 15, 2023
Are you curious about starting a business? Do you want to learn more about the SaaS industry?
Maybe you are interested in becoming an entrepreneur yourself? Listen in and gain some insight from our special guest, Stuart McLeod, co-founder of Karbon.
Stuart has had many experiences as an entrepreneur. He started off in his early days with creating a tool to solve his own business problem, and luckily found a greater market for it. Jump ahead to Karbon, where Stuart has purposely planned, developed, launched and scaled a successful business. Stuart has done it all.
Learn more about the entrepreneurial world as Stuart discusses his journey – from developing a successful payroll system that was sold to Xero to co-founding a company creating time-saving practice management tools for accountants.
Stuart McLeod started his first business 13 years ago and has had many successful ventures, including Paycycle, founded in 2009, which he sold to Xero in 2011. He then built the global Xero Payroll team that delivers payroll software across the US, AU, UK and NZ markets. In 2015, Stuart co-founded Karbon, and served as CEO until 2023. He lives in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe with his beautiful wife and three kids.