Matt Ruby on Building Team Chemistry Filming a Comedy Series

In Chapter 12 of 19 in his 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, standup comedian and Vooza founder Matt Ruby answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Collaboratively With Different Personality Types?" Ruby finds it critical to build teams that believe in the project and have a willingness to be open and experimental on the film shoot. From the cast to the director to the cameraman and sound engineer, Ruby sees this shared value as a non-negotiable when filming, no matter how different a film team may be.

Matt Ruby is a standup comedian based in New York City. He also founded Vooza, on online comic strip web series that makes fun of tech startup culture. As an actor, director, writer and producer, Ruby leads the creative direction for the team. Before his comedy career, Matt was employee #1 at 37Signals. He graduated from Northwestern University.