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Hiring a Senior Vice President of Engineering

Andreessen Horowitz

Note: engineering leaders’ titles tend to be inconsistent across companies. It’s common for founders to assume the role of chief technology officer (CTO), who either runs the day-to-day work of engineering or focuses on a long-term technological vision.

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Don’t Make Anyone “Head of Sales/Marketing/Engineering/Whatever” in SaaS. At Least, Not For Too Long.

SaaStr

And I gave him an insanely great VP of Sales candidate. But like any candidate, this VP of Sales wasn’t perfect. He said he’d hire him … with a great package … but only as “Head of Sales” Not VP. And this VP Sales candidate met with another CEO I know well. A real gift. That Day.

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55+ New Workshops and Braindates for 2023 SaaStr Annual

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Ok we are close!! We’re adding the final batches of Workshops and Braindates for 2023 SaaStr Annual!! Ari Lee Bayme, Managing Director @ Sandfox Advisors See You There!! Ari Lee Bayme, Managing Director @ Sandfox Advisors See You There!! Ari Lee Bayme, Managing Director @ Sandfox Advisors See You There!!

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The Final Speaker List for 2023 SaaStr Europa in London 6-7 June is LIVE!!

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And we’ll have a ton more Braindates and Workshops still to come last minute to sign-up for! And we’ll have a ton more Braindates and Workshops still to come last minute to sign-up for!

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My App Stack: Rachel Wolan, CPO at Webflow

SaaStr

Prior to Webflow, Rachel served as Vice President and General Manager of Dropbox’s Core Business, where she helped Dropbox go multi-product and built products for over 700 million users worldwide across 220 countries. . Last time we had a great one with Tifenn Dano Kwan, CMO at Amplitude, check it out here.

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30+ Incredible New Speakers for 2021 SaaStr Annual

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Carla Erlick Senior Vice President, ISV Channel @Paysafe. Todd Janzen, Global Vice President of Q Branch @Salesforce. Rhonda SekaBuehler Senior Vice President of Global Sales Engineering @WalkMe. Deborah Preston VP, Client Success @Verifone. Maya Colato VP of Customer Experience @ Mapistry.

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Final Speaker List for 2021 SaaStr Annual!

SaaStr

We’ll also have a digital day with the President of Shopify, CMO of Canva, the CEO of Y Combinator and so much more if you can’t make it IRL. Harley Finkelstein, President @ Shopify. Katrina Wong, VP Marketing and Demand Generation @ Segment. Amy Appleyard, VP Sales @ VMWare. Sign up for that here.