Hiring, Firing and Cofounders
Spring 2010 Denver Area Semester
What are the right mix of skills that you need to launch a world-class technology company? Should you be looking for cofounders, team members, freelancers or interns? When should you plan to bring on people to help? How do you recruit and interview to find the best resources? What are the compensation guidelines in the beginning for cofounders and other various roles? How do you set expectations, measure results and remove or fire under performing resources?
How to find the best people.
2010-06-15, 05:30 PM
Vice President & General Manager, Yahoo!
Luke is a Vice President and General Manager at Yahoo! Associated Content, which he founded in 2005, was acquired by Yahoo! 2010. Associated Content is known as the web’s first crowd sourced media platform. Prior to founding Associated Content, Luke was the VP of Bus...
Jim is the CEO of SendGrid, the leader in email deliverability. Previously, James Franklin was the VP and General Manager of the Crystal Ball Global Business Unit and the VP for Enterprise Performance Management for Oracle Corporation. Previously Jim was the CEO of Dec...
Co-Founder & CEO, Place IQ
Duncan McCall - currently Co-Founder & CEO, Place IQ. This is a pre launch startup working on next generation location intelligence.
Some of Duncan’s previous experience includes:
- Founder and CEO of PublicEarth, a venture funded consumer internet company, focused ...