When Fitbit went public, many observers were shocked that it was a young tech company that actually made money. It wasn’t necessarily by choice.
In an interview at the Code/Mobile conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif., CEO James Park discussed why his company was forced into focusing on profitability quicker than most companies, as well as competition with Apple and Jawbone and more. Here’s the full interview with Re/code‘s Ina Fried and The Verge’s Lauren Goode.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.