Tales from the SaaS Graveyard
Episode 8: Data Scientist

Episode 8: Data Scientist

July 7, 2020

Joe talks about his transition from being an engineer to a data scientist. We'll discuss the challenges of a career change, the tradeoffs of being a team player & the ethics of data collection.
 

Credits:

Hosts: Jake & Stephen

Intro Music: Blue Dot Sessions

Episode 7: Customer Success

Episode 7: Customer Success

June 2, 2020

Lauren talks about her first professional role at a technology company catering to restaurants. In this episode she educates us on bowling party etiquette, when to bluff and when to walk away.

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Credits:

Hosts: Jake & Stephen

Intro Music: Blue Dot Sessions

Episode 6: Supply Growth Manager

Episode 6: Supply Growth Manager

May 12, 2020

Jim talks about his success as the supply growth manager at WonderGarden (Airbnb for luxury properties) for the San Francisco Bay Area. He was great at his job but will his efforts lead to a positive outcome for WonderGarden's investors? 

Credits:

Hosts: Jake & Stephen

Intro Music: Blue Dot Sessions

Episode 5: Marketer

Episode 5: Marketer

March 10, 2020

Chris talks about his short tenure as a marketer at a social media company. This episode is filled with stories about what public relations is, how having millions of users means nothing, and how to handle being laid off.

Credits:
Hosts: Jake & Stephen
Intro Music: Blue Dot Sessions

 

Episode 4: Software Engineer

Episode 4: Software Engineer

February 11, 2020

Mike talks about getting his first job as a software engineer at a company that sells software to local governments. This episode is filled with stories about "not" hot sauce hazing, psychopathic CEOs, and a troublesome wall. 

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Episode 3: Sales Rep

Episode 3: Sales Rep

January 7, 2020
Shane talks about his rapid rise in the sales department of an event space tech company. Everything was great until one day it wasn't.

Credits:

Hosts: Jake & Stephen

Intro Music: Blue Dot Sessions

Episode 2: Web Designer

Episode 2: Web Designer

December 10, 2019

Colin discusses his transition from being a freelance designer to working at a video game start up in 2008. We discuss how the iPhone changed the direction of the company, the change in leadership, and why he no longer works there. 

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Credits:

Hosts: Jake & Stephen

Intro Music: Blue Dot Sessions

Episode 1: Product Manager

Episode 1: Product Manager

November 11, 2019

Jess discusses her transition from academia to Product Management, what it was like to be the second female at her company, and why the CEO wasn’t around that first month.

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