Entrepreneur Ric Elias Almost Died. What Happened Next
In January 2009 Ric Elias was aboard the flight that crash-landed in the Hudson River. The experience changed his approach to life and leadership at Red Ventures, the tech firm he co-founded.
Highlights A plane crash gave Ric Elias the push he need to re-prioritize and give up control of Red Ventures, the sales technology firm he co-founded.
Why Not Ever since his near-death experience, Ric Elias takes more risks, chooses happiness over righteousness, and spends more time with his kids.
Challenge Rather than keep striving for another future goal, Red Ventures' co-founder Ric Elias is vocal about recognizing how fortunate he and his teammates are right now.
Q&A Ric Elias answers questions about Flight 1549, which crashed into the Hudson River, and the impact it had on his leadership.