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Fitbit CEO Talks Apple Watch, Jawbone and Being Forced Into Profitability (Full Video)

James Park discusses this and more in his 2015 Code/Mobile interview.

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Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

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.

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