#47: Josh Augustin, CTO of Tempo

Today I’m joined by Josh Augustin.

Josh is the CTO of Tempo —  a smart home gym that uses computer vision to track your form in real-time.

In this episode, we discuss the company’s origin story as a product designed to be used in the gym. How they pivoted to at-home fitness. The recent $60M funding round that valued the company at $250M. And the future of the connected fitness category.

About Josh Augustin: 

Josh Augustin is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Tempo since 2014. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Josh attended Columbia University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. At Columbia, he worked as a researcher in the Robotics and Computer Graphics labs, studying robotic cloth perception and manipulation among other topics. In 2014, Josh was a software engineering intern at Pixar Animation Studios and was later accepted into startup accelerator Y-Combinator’s prestigious Winter 2015 class along with his Co-Founder, Moawia Eldeeb. Josh was recently honored on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list for Consumer Technology.