I am now CPO (Chief Product Officer) at Spearline. This means that there are going to be some changes here at BlogGeek.me. Here’s what you can expect
Since the above feels corny and a cliché to me as I write it, I’ll stop here.
To make a long story short:
- Spearline acquired testRTC (Spearline has its HQ in Ireland)
- Now they had 2 separate product lines: Voice Assure and testRTC
- As time went by, it was apparent that 2 is just a beginning
- And also that someone needs to manage product management as a whole
- Which is where I came in – they asked, and I said yes
- So now I am CPO at Spearline 🕺
What does this mean?
First off, I am excited. Very.
It has been some time since I had a team to work with as their direct manager. It will also be the first time I get to manage product managers.
It also means that I am going to be investing a lot more of my time and attention at Spearline. Which is great, as I really love interacting with the people there already (I wouldn’t have accepted the role otherwise).
For my consulting business, it means that I will be shrinking it down considerably. I won’t be doing much consulting moving forward. It is somewhat sad, as I really loved helping people and hearing their stories and challenges. Hopefully, I will still get to do it in other ways.
What is going to stay, are all the initiatives that have taken place around BlogGeek.me over the years:
- My writing here on this blog will continue, though probably at a lower frequency
- The courses and reports will continue to be supported and updated. Me and Philipp Hancke are working to complete the new Low-level Protocols Course and we have plans for a few other courses after this one
- In the same token, WebRTC Insights is going to continue as a service
- And so will WebRTC Weekly and the Kranky Geek events
- From time to time, I’ll probably run an initiative or two here. Because I just can’t stop myself 😉
All in all, it is time to continue and grow, and in a direction I have never expected I’ll find myself again.