EPISODE 10: GABE MOTT
Gabe discusses all of his experiences from working in Silicon Valley to becoming an artist and eventually developing his app Huedoku
Gabe began his career at Silicon Graphics, working through the hay day of the dot com boom. Through various roles in tech, he ended up pursuing a passion in the arts.
It’s that blend between art and technology that he co-founded a leading Interactive Arts Festival on Maui, an experience called Creating the Colorbox and the company Huedoku Labs.
In this interview, Gabe gets into some fascinating topics on color theory, such as 2 ways to create luminosity, launching the app in Holland recently, and you’ll even learn what his favorite color is!
LINKS AND RESOURCES
Notable People Mentioned
Startup School Radio, Episode 46: Andrew Mason
Tools Gabe Uses
Impression Sunrise by Claude Monet
Books and Blogs Mentioned
Biology of Vision by James Mcllwain
1:50 – Working in Silicon Valley
4:30 – After the Dot-com bubble burst
6:02 – Whether Gabe feels he’s more an Artist or Entrepreneur
6:44 – Gabe’s journey into art
7:42 – Learning from the Color Master
11:45 – What is Color Theory
12:54 – How Claude Monet’s art can trick the brain
16:07 – What is Huedoku?
17:28 – Launching Huedoku in the Netherlands
22:10 – Coming up with the Huedoku commercial
25:04 – Some obstacles and shortcomings of Huedoku
30:27 – Gabe’s thoughts on the recent App Store Updates
33:28 – Where Huedoku stands in the brain game market
38:20 – Rapid Fire Q&A – Favorite thing about Hawaii, favorite beach, what tools does he use for his business, favorite podcasts, favorite color, least favorite color, career accomplishment he’s most proud of, individual that inspires the most, what is halation, final tips for entrepreneurs