I’ve built a few successful products and looking back on their success, I think that the mantra that drove product development is what separated our products from the rest of the market: “products built from pain.” All of the products we’ve built were done so to relieve acute pain. Not pain we researched; pain we experienced. We built products and changed the world of software because our lives sucked. Photograph by AlexRK I’ve read a lot of books lately on new ways of running organizations and different methods of motivating people and many of them focus on studies around jobs that require a tremendous amount of creativity or “thought workers.

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Theo Schlossnagle

Distributed Systems, Scalability, and Operations. read more

CEO - Circonus

Maryland, USA