ThinkGeek President and CEO Katy McCarthy sat down with Pimm Fox from Bloomberg TV’s Taking Stock on September 15, 2014 to discuss the business of geek and what that means in today’s pop culture environment.
McCarthy states, “At ThinkGeek we’re celebrating our 15th anniversary, and we’re proud of that, so we’re inviting everyone to join in and geek out.”
Host Pimm Fox and McCarthy take the time to discuss the recent Microsoft acquisition of Minecraft creators Mojang, how shows like The Big Bang Theory drive sales, and how the exclusive products sold on ThinkGeek’s site enable everyone to celebrate their inner geek.
The interview showcases a few of the ThinkGeek’s products that appeal to fans of movies and TV shows ranging from Star Wars to Game of Thrones as well as the technology trends that make ThinkGeek the go-to site for anyone interested in what’s new and what’s next.
The full video of the interview can be seen here:
For follow up questions or to schedule an interview with McCarthy, please contact Steve Zimmermann of ThinkGeek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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