Fireside Chat with Graham Neray - Shared screen with speaker view
Who can see your viewing activity?
cofounder / head of product
CoS at larger/public co
Founder or public office
COO @ smaller org (>50m ARR)
CoS at a Series A company
We’re at 400 rn
Biz ops at Series A
For perspective 400 ARR
For Q&A if appropriate: How often do you suggest CoS’s having direct reports (e.g. biz ops, program mgmt, other CoS’s, GMs,..?). Pros/cons?
Yes please add questions in here! We will move to Q&A in the next few minutes!
What was a project that you managed at mongo that had the most lasting impact?
As you work on building sales infrastructure, what are some recurring challenges and how are you coping?
when did you decide to make the jump to founder?
How did you manage the politics that can arise as an organisation scales and seasoned functional heads join the team?
part 2, what made you feel like you finally had what it took to make the jump.
At what point in the CEO journey / company growth does recruiting fall down the priority list?
How did your management strategy change when the pandemic hit?
As a CoS I have staff and need to recruit more. How much thought do you put in advance (types of roles, number of people, etc) of your recruitment strategies? Any specific advice?
As someone without an engineering background, how did you come up to speed on the infrastructure tech industry? Any advice for those interested in highly technical fields with similar backgrounds?
Thank you both for your time. Great info
^second that! You two were awesome, and I enjoyed this a ton!
Thank you both!
Thanks Wendy & Graham!
This was great! Thanks so much
Thanks, with conviction
thank you both!! awesome session
Appreciate your time thanks!