Let’s Talk: Papa Murphy’s CEO Ken Calwell

In Let’s Talk, we go in-depth with an executive of a local company or organization to find out what’s new in their world and how they balance work and life.

In this interview, we sat down with Ken Calwell, CEO of Papa Murphy’s, to discuss the pizza company’s marketing and growth strategies.

Listen here.

Skip ahead (min/seconds):

02:55 – A competitive market

16:50 – The “take-and-bake” challenge

25:25 – Marketing strategies

37:15 – Being headquartered in Vancouver

42:00 – What drives you as a leader?

49:00 – Looking to the future



I'm the Editor-In-Chief of the Vancouver Business Journal and a Vancouver resident. I earned my degree from the University Of Oregon in Eugene and am a 2012 graduate of Leadership Clark County. Go Ducks!