Inc. Live

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.

Ever since his near-death experience, Ric Elias takes more risks, chooses happiness over righteousness, and spends more time with his kids.