Stories

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By: Colin W. Barry | September 26, 2017
Joshua Redstone has spent most of his tech career in Silicon Valley but has returned home to Massachusetts to partake in his first entrepreneurial venture; creating a measuring cup that utilizes applied mathematics. We connected with Redstone about his career as a software engineer at Google and Facebook and spoke about the projects he started at those companies too.
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By: Alexander Culafi | September 25, 2017
Alex Culafi sits down with Matt Kaplan, GM of Emerging Products at LogMeIn, to discuss how his passion for product development and entrepreneurship led to a career as a product executive at LogMeIn.
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By: Alexander Culafi | August 21, 2017
Onur Mergen is an ambitious tech leader with nearly two decades of experience. VentureFizz sat down with Mergen to discuss his career path, from his birthplace in Turkey to his current role as CTO at ezCater.
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By: Colin W. Barry | July 17, 2017
Kevin O'Brien is the co-founder and CEO of the cybersecurity startup GreatHorn, whose solution helps companies secure email, chat, and collaboration platforms. VentureFizz connected with O'Brien to caht about his longstanding career in Boston's cybersecurity sector.
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By: Keith Cline | July 5, 2017
Michael Gear is the SVP Global Sales at Qstream. Gear shares his story with VentureFizz, which includes how he started working in sales for a variety of tech companies and his sales execution framework.
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By: Keith Cline | June 26, 2017
Ed Macri is Wayfair’s Chief Product & Marketing Officer. Looking back at Macri’s background, it wasn’t a typical career path which got him to this leadership role at one of the world’s largest eCommerce companies.
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By: Keith Cline | May 9, 2017
As the founder and CEO of Insurify, Snejina Zacharia has built a career around building successful businesses where people have either failed or even dared to try. Here's her story.
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By: Necco Ceresani | April 24, 2017
Andy Cook is the CEO and co-founder of Tettra. We interviewed Cook to discuss his background, his current company, and some lessons learned as an entrepreneur.
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By: Keith Cline | April 10, 2017
If you are a CEO ready to bring your product to market, maybe you’ll land someone with the track record of Bernd Leger.  Our story shares the details around his long-running marketing career and his proven track record of success.
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By: Keith Cline | April 6, 2017
Colin Hartwig has a background of being a math teacher and a recreational sports coach and now works at Seismic as a Solutions Consultant. Check out our story about his journey to his current career path.
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By: Keith Cline | February 27, 2017
Dave Walsh is the Chief Revenue Officer at Catalant. Here's his background story and why he decided to come out of retirement to disrupt a $200B market.
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By: Keith Cline | February 6, 2017
Get to know... Claudia Dent, SVP of Product Management at Everbridge, a global platform for critical communications and enterprise safety. 
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By: Keith Cline | January 23, 2017
Lindsey Christensen is the Head of Marketing at TetraScience.  Here's her background story and how she managed her career to the point of leading the marketing function for a venture backed company.
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By: Kaite Rosa | July 7, 2016
I recently sat down with Pawan Deshpande to learn more about Curata, why he opted to pursue content over other forms of marketing, and how his company has kept up with the industry’s evolution. 
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By: Kaite Rosa | June 30, 2016
Ryan Paugh and I recently sat down to discuss his take on Millennials, how he thinks tech is changing everything we know about work, and why communities like the kind he's creating are the new way to network. 
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By: Kaite Rosa | June 23, 2016
I recently caught up with Churt to learn more about how she’s scaled her career, what she’s doing now, and her knack for fearlessly scaling every obstacle in her path.
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By: Kaite Rosa | June 2, 2016
I caught up with Shah to learn more about his people-focused approach to work and life, and hear just how he's building his career. 
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By: Kaite Rosa | May 26, 2016
The major experience that inspired Keith Frankel to commit to honesty and brought him to Firecracker.
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By: Kaite Rosa | May 12, 2016
As Chief Digital Officer at America's Test Kitchen, Fran Middleton's paving the company's digital strategy.
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By: Kaite Rosa | April 21, 2016
Jeremy Pallai has experienced the kind of career trajectory many people dream about.
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By: Kaite Rosa | April 14, 2016
In the 1990s, Ken Schwaber bucked traditional approaches to software development, instead pioneering a more progressive approach that revolutionized the industry.
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By: Kaite Rosa | March 24, 2016
Aaron Jun has the makings of everyone’s favorite kind of success story.
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By: Kaite Rosa | March 17, 2016
Chief business technology officer (CBTO) at Forrester Steve Peltzman has a dynamic background that brought him to his current role.
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By: Kaite Rosa | March 10, 2016
There’s a theme here connecting the companies du Toit has worked for: great people and great culture.
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By: Kaite Rosa | February 16, 2016
Elizabeth Dobrska, program director at TUGG is a hustler. Always has been, likely always will be.
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By: Kaite Rosa | January 18, 2016
Ellen Chisa, VP of Product Management at Paul English’s latest venture, Lola Travel, is the kind of person everyone wants on their team.