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CEO Leadership: Break Down Bureaucratic Barriers

True story: The Austin office of a large tech company once had six levels of management between its site president and the global CEO, who was based in another state. This separation was not only organizational and geographical, but cultural …

|18 Oct 2017

CEO Interview: Dave O’Flanagan, Boxever

Dave O’Flanagan is CEO and Co-founder of Dublin-based Boxever. The company helps airlines such as Emirates, Aer Lingus, and Air New Zealand along with low-cost carriers like VivaAerobus leverage customer data to offer a more personalized experience for travelers.  This is …

|04 Oct 2017

Product Manager: A CEOs Best Training Ground

Product manager – It’s the one individual role that best prepares people to be a CEO. It’s a great training ground for chief executives and arguably the single most important individual contributor position in the company. Similar to the CEO, …

|20 Sep 2017

New Rule: Act Quickly on Job Referrals

When you’ve been around the tech world as long as I have, you know a lot of people. I am often asked to use those connections to help CEOs fill a particular position. I am happy to help with job …

|29 Aug 2017

CEO Interview: Phil Friedman, CGS

Phil Friedman is the president and CEO of Computer Generated Solutions (CGS), which enables global enterprises, regional companies, and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning, and outsourcing services. He came to the U.S. from the former Soviet …

|15 Aug 2017