19 min

Howdy, a Slack Plugin that Makes Standups Simple w/ Ben Brown Austinpreneur

    • Management

“I’m an open source software developer for Microsoft.”
“That’s not what you think of from the Windows Monolith.”
Ben ran a successful software design company for many years, but when he saw the opportunity to be a first mover in early Slack, he shut his whole company down.
He had clients, products in progress, staff, everything. He switched completely and rebuilt his team to create Howdy.ai, a slack plugin that makes customizable standup activities simple.
On this episode of Austinpreneur, I talk with Ben Brown about Howdy, how it works and why it’s groundbreaking, why Austin and not San Francisco, and his thoughts on running his company alongside his wife. I love his take on mixing marriage and business.

“I’m an open source software developer for Microsoft.”
“That’s not what you think of from the Windows Monolith.”
Ben ran a successful software design company for many years, but when he saw the opportunity to be a first mover in early Slack, he shut his whole company down.
He had clients, products in progress, staff, everything. He switched completely and rebuilt his team to create Howdy.ai, a slack plugin that makes customizable standup activities simple.
On this episode of Austinpreneur, I talk with Ben Brown about Howdy, how it works and why it’s groundbreaking, why Austin and not San Francisco, and his thoughts on running his company alongside his wife. I love his take on mixing marriage and business.

19 min