Next month, I’m thrilled to join Pingboard, a new Austin startup.
Pingboard sets out to solve one of the core problems faced by small and medium size companies: how to add, update, organize, and harness employee data. The problem looks like disparate Google spreadsheets and a hodgepodge of information silos; the result is overworked studio managers and disconnected employees.
I’ve had the privilege of working on interesting products during my time at Gowalla and, more recently, Return Path. My focus has been on consumer apps, but I’ve long been fascinated by products that solve problems for people at work. Watching and learning from great services like Intercom, Sifter, Basecamp, Asana, Slack, and Editorially is an ongoing pastime. As a product manager, I’m...