Cofounders, Hiring and Firing
Seattle Spring 2012 Semester
What talent do you need in the beginning to be successful? How do you recruit the first team members with extremely limited resources? How do you conduct a thorough interviewing process? How do you compensate? How do you set expectations, measure results and remove or fire under-performing resources? Do you need a cofounder? Do you need to have engineering in-house?
Recruit your first team members.
2012-04-16, 06:30 PM
Brian Schultz runs FounderDating in Seattle. He is also a Director of Corporate Development at Microsoft focused on acquisitions and investments.
Brian has cofounded two venture-backed technology companies,Ontela and Plectix Biosystems. Most recently at Ontela, Brian ...
Derrick is the CEO of FlowPlay - a creator of online game technology and consumer products. He has been a games and online entertainment executive for over 20 years. Over the course of the past 11 years he has been a key executive at the top online game websites - iWin, U...
Interim Executive/Early Stage Advisor, Vantage Point
Ken just completed his most recent projects including serving as interim President & CEO of Yapta and helping to launch and raise funds for Qazzow.com --- a recent spinout from the University of Washington. Ken has worked in the Technology industry for 25+ years ---- 15 a...