Keri Blunt, Goodr

Ali on the Run Show Episode 95: Keri Blunt, Goodr's VP of Everything

Date: September 5, 2018 at 7:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 3

I learned to get paid to do what I loved and enjoyed doing.” —Keri Blunt

Keri Blunt is the VP of Everything at Goodr, the sunglasses company that has taken over the running world. But Keri’s goal wasn’t always (or ever) to work in the running industry. Her original plan — after graduating high school valedictorian at 16 years old — was to become a doctor. She went to college, where she double majored in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and English literature — and realized her actual passions along the way. Today, Keri splits her time between overseeing content at Goodr and being a dancer, actor, and comedic rapper.

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What you’ll get on this episode:

  • Why Keri wanted to be a nudist growing up, and how she went on to become a 16-year-old high school valedictorian and college student double majoring in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and English literature (2:30)
  • How Keri figured out what she actually wanted to do with her life (8:00)
  • What exactly Keri does now, and how she got involved with Goodr (12:00)
  • What it means to be the VP of Everything (22:10)
  • How Goodr grew to success over the past 3.5 years (24:15)
  • Where the name Goodr came from (32:15)
  • Whether Keri considers herself an entrepreneur, and how Goodr defines success (37:50)
  • What Keri’s relationship with running is like (42:00)
  • Meet Wendy, Keri’s [NSFW] rapping alter ego (49:00)

What we mention on this episode:

Goodr

Kara Goucher

Goodr in Runner’s World

The Running Event

LA Marathon

Kara Goucher’s Stop and Smell the Rosé glasses

Goodr Flamboyance

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