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Interview: A Chat with BPMA Mentor and Edx CTO, Mark Haseltine

bpma ProductHub

Being paired with my mentor Mark Haseltine, CTO at Edx, was a unique and valuable experience. I’ve been fortunate to have several key mentors in my career. Each has advised me in different ways and on different aspects of what I can bring to an organization both personally and professionally. About Mark Haseltine.

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Moxie on Murder

Crafty CTO

Moxie’s a legend in tech as creator of the Signal secure messaging app —and more importantly to cryptographers, the Signal Protocol and Double Ratchet Algorithm —and when I saw his name I immediately was looking for “technical advisor” credits. But no, this was actually CO-STARRING.


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The Disproportionate Impact of Coaching on Startup Survival

Bain Public

It is a known fact that startups which are accompanied or coached, view their chances of success as being much higher compared to those that are not. The right mentoring and coaching support facilitates a startup’s transformation and enables roadmap planning and execution, without straying from the ultimate vision and goal.

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Don’t Miss These Speakers at #mtpcon San Francisco

Mind the Product

Brant previously authored The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development, the first purpose-written book to discuss Lean Startup and Customer Development concepts and he is the Co-Founder of Moves the Needle, which has advised the innovation practices of such leading companies as GE, Intuit, Capital One, ING and Cisco.

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Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Intercom, Inc.

Find a sponsor , not a mentor — someone who is in the room when opportunities arise and makes sure your name comes up. Most people know what mentoring is: you find a leader, someone you respect, you grab coffee with them every so often, you unload your problems on them, and they give you some coaching and advice, which is useful.

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An OKR Fable

Product Bookshelf

The story begins with the struggling founders meeting with their top advisor and board member who recommends OKRs. They hire a CTO and deal with a variety of team problems along the way. The scenarios and characters are realistic and familiar. Hanna is objective and results-oriented while Jack is altruistic and purpose-driven.