Rob Dyrdek

Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, TV personality
Rob Dyrdek is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, producer, and reality TV personality most widely known for hosting and starring in the MTV series Ridiculousness, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and Rob & Big. Beginning his career as a professional skateboarder at the age of 16 and founding his first company at 18, Dyrdek has leveraged his talent, personality, and mind for business to build a powerful and widely recognizable business empire. In 2016, he launched his venture studio Dyrdek Machine, which discovers and invests in disruptive companies across industries, including luxury brands, sports entertainment, consumer products, spirits, and technology.
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Flight Template Series

The Machine Method for Manufacturing Amazing Companies

At Rob Dyrdek’s venture creation studio, Dyrdek Machine, the Machine Method guides his companies from the idea stage through product and brand development, marketing, go-to-market, capital formation, and scaling operations. In this five-part flight template series, Dyrdek is expanding his reach beyond Dyrdek Machine companies and offering unprecedented access to his proven methods through five critical business-building moments—growth visioning, balancing science and art, milestone planning, creating conditions for growth, perfecting your “scaling story”—helping your team create a disruptive brand and a sustainable business model.
Flight Templates

Collaborate without groupthink