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Startup CTO or Developer

TechEmpower - Product Management

But hiring a lead developer, or even a VP of Engineering, can create a gap between the founders and the developers. Closing the Gap: Hiring A Fractional Startup CTO We’re not suggesting that early-stage startups should hire a full-time CTO. Instead, they should consider a Fractional CTO who can help close the gap.

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Hacking The Hiring Process – Alex Yang & Max Bevan on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Maximillian Bevan (Director of Product) and Alex Yang (VP of Engineering) joined us to talk about how and why they’ve made these changes. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early-stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Quote of the Episode. Follow Simprints on Twitter.


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Remote Work: Ways to Think About “Fair” Compensation and Benefits

Johanna Rothman

Before the pandemic, Jenny, the VP of Engineering, insisted that the engineering staff needed to work in the Boston area. My various consulting offerings. The post Remote Work: Ways to Think About “Fair” Compensation and Benefits appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

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Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions

Mironov Consulting

Instead, I usually defer to the VPE/CTO on the bigger efficiency question, and focus on prioritization choices captured in the roadmap. ” The tension isn’t with which bugs we’re fixing, but the fraction of development/design effort spent on current user versus new features and new revenue.

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392: How uncovering customer pains and unmet needs led to launching a rapidly growing product – with Matt Danna

Product Innovation Educators

At my last company, I was the VP of Product and the co-founder of Boulevard, Sean, was the VP of Engineering. One day Sean’s hair was a complete disaster, and I told him he was looking way too much like an engineer and needed to get a haircut. Useful link: * Learn more about Boulevard.

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Growing the Product Team at ActivePipe


Two years ago, we brought on a senior consultant, John Milburn, who actually worked for Pragmatic Institute. I’m the Senior Product Manager at Active Pipe. I’ve been at Active Pipe for over six years. I transitioned into Product Management at Active Pipe three years ago. Can you describe ActivePipe’s Product practice?

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Guide to the Software Engineer Career Path

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Engineering managers are expected to play a role in higher-level decision-making or cross-functional collaboration in their companies. Freelance or Contractor Finally, software engineers can also choose to go the way of freelancers or contract workers. Smaller or mid-range companies may not have a VP of Engineering position.