Scaling a team and maintaining quality by Howie Altman

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 3:30 – 4:45 PM UTC

Howie is an experienced entrepreneur and executive possessing proven expertise, an exceptional track record spanning more than 20 years, and the ability to align technology with business priorities with a growth strategy to get to 200-300 employees over the next few years without compromising quality. He will shed light on how entrepreneurs should build & operate an exceptional growth team.

About this event

Howie is a visionary technology manager and leader with a rare aptitude for high growth startups, turnarounds, and transformations. A team and organization builder with proven leadership shaping and growing teams of up to 150, planning budgets, managing finances, and motivating people to deliver against a common goal.

Key Accomplishments: 
- Delivered strategic value to a portfolio of NYC based startups and other organizations as fractional CTO or advisor, while also significantly growing product engineering and design demand for our top-performing Dominican Republic-based nearshore team. 

- Enabled the rapid growth and success of a new kind of hospitality and in-home service platform, leading the path for the On-Demand Economy 2.0 and a $40MM Series B fundraise

- Rebuilt a startup FinTech marketplace using a true microservices architecture as well as the latest frontend technologies to prepare for scale and enable beautiful user experiences

- Revitalized aging and poorly maintained SaaS products to deliver a winning rapid growth strategy backed by a leading technology private equity firm

- Built and transformed business technology for the most respected Client Service and Marketing organization in the Financial Services industry

- Increased company revenue 250% by innovating the first of its kind software platform for a revolutionary new product line that enhanced national security for various international customers

In this session, Howie will cover:

  • Learnings from Howie's entrepreneurial  journey
  • What kind of people do you need? 
  • What values, capabilities and skills should they possess? 
  • And how can you get them to effectively work together to execute on the roadmap in an efficient way?

About Startup Grind:

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 115 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. 

The event will be broadcast by video conference. The link will be sent to all registered participants.

Event content:

Brief introduction of Startup Grind (5 min)

Conversation between Howie and Àyush Jain (45min)

Question Time (10 mins)

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