Challenge Your Own Limits: A Message for Tec Graduates
May 30, 2019 – In his inspiring graduation speech at Tec Monterrey, Bismarck Lepe, founder of Wizeline, encouraged the graduates to view their years of hard work and dedication as a valuable investment. Reflecting on his own journey from a Stanford University student to an entrepreneur, he highlighted the role of determination in his path to success.
Lepe’s career started with multiple entrepreneurial failures, which ultimately led him to join Google and later launch Ooyala and Wizeline. He emphasized the significance of stepping out of one’s comfort zone and taking on challenges to push personal limits.
Addressing the new professionals, Lepe shared key success ingredients for entrepreneurs: a touch of arrogance, a willingness to learn from failures, and unwavering self-confidence.
He urged the graduates to embark on their professional journey as leaders with integrity, emphasizing that success should not be solely measured in monetary terms but should strive to create transformative impact for the community.
Wizeline, founded by Lepe, operates globally with its headquarters in San Francisco, California, and a central engineering hub in Guadalajara, Mexico.
In conclusion, Bismarck Lepe’s inspirational message to Tec Monterrey’s graduates highlighted the importance of perseverance, self-belief, and ethical leadership in achieving success.
This text is an abstract of the original article published in Spanish at Conecta Tec