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Michael Hunter

Jeannie, Maylee, and Sue, the chief technology officers of their respective software companies, met at their favorite park bench in a city park easily reachable from their respective offices. Meeting ...

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Amy, the director of engineering for a small, established software company, was talking with her longtime friend Molly, head of engineering for a rather larger software firm. “I feel like ...

Michael Hunter

Marla, chief technology officer for a mid-size software company, was talking with Tony, a peer head of engineering at another local software company. They had met at a networking event ...

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“I swear, Talia is doing everything she can to mess me up,” Gordon, the chief executive officer of a small startup, grumbled. He was the final decision-maker on everything. Not ...

Michael Hunter

Pamela, the chief executive officer of a medium-sized software company, was talking with Tom, her chief technology officer, about a book she had just finished reading. “And so that got ...

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Don, one of several vice presidents of engineering at a large software company, knocked on the doorframe to the office of Jim, his chief technology officer. Jim waved Don in. ...

Michael Hunter

Marius, head of engineering for a midsize software company, fed more digital kibble into his digital pet not-really-a-dog that was his go-to method for calming down. Life was just too ...

Michael Hunter

Norm, head of engineering for a small software company, looked out his office window. At a gorgeous view he usually appreciated. Just right for calming him as he puzzled his ...

Michael Hunter

Thomas, the chief technology officer for a Fortune 500 company, was talking with Petra, a developer advocate for one of the big tech companies. They had happened to sit next ...

Michael Hunter

Tanya, chief technology officer of the local software success story, looked at her daughter, Leila, with bemusement. “You want to sign up for LinkedIn? But you’re only ten.” “I know, ...

Michael Hunter

Moby, vice president of engineering for an established software company, looked around bemusedly. A meeting in not-his-usual conference room had taken him into “engineer country,” as he thought of it. ...

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John, the chief executive officer of a tiny startup, sat in front of his computer, frustrated. Every single one of his employees had come into his office this afternoon, angrily ...

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