Are you an entreprenurial software engineer who wants to learn more about how to go from being a highly accomplished software engineer to starting and growing a company that makes products aimed at engineers in the cloud native ecosystem? This podcast has stories from founders who have made the transition from engineer to startup founder as well as advice from the tech professionals that help founders succeed.
Starting and Scaling a K8s Security Company with Wei Dang
This week on Cloud Native Startup, I talked with Wei Dang, founder of cloud native security company StackRox which was acquired by RedHat in 2020.
Introducing Cloud Native Startup
The Business of Cloud Native is now Cloud Native Startup. Going forward, I'm moving away from talking to end users and focusing instead on what it takes to build a startup in the cloud native ecosystem. I'll be talking with startup founders, startup advisors and others in the ecosystem about making the transition from software engineer to startup founder, the stories behind companies we read about in the tech press and how to increase your odds of success in the cloud native startup world.
The Changing Role of Tech in the Enterprise with Abby Kearns
This week on The Business of Cloud Native, I spoke with Abby Kearns, CTO at Puppet, about the changing role of technology in the enterprise and how that changes things for software companies like Puppet.
Understanding the Kubernetes Journey with Kelsey Hightower
This week on the Business of Cloud Native, I talked with Kelsey Hightower, principle engineer at Google and Kubernetes expert. We talked about how technology like Kubernetes helps engineers focus more on solving business problems instead of constantly solving the same low-level problems.
Turning IT into a Profit Center with Mark Thiele
This week on The Business of Cloud Native, I spoke with Mark Thiele of Edgevana about the definition of cloud and cloud native, where the line is between cloud and edge and situations where edge is the best option.
Building Community with Jana Boruta
This week on The Business of Cloud Native, I spoke with Jana Boruta, Director of Global Events at HashiCorp, about building community — for startups, for big companies and for open source projects with no budget. We also touched on digital-first events and how they differ from in person events.