The Pair Program Podcast

Welcome to the Pair Program from hatchpad, the podcast that gives you a front-row seat to candid conversations with tech leaders from the startup world. Join host Tim Winkler (creator of hatchpad) alongside co-host Mike Gruen in each episode as they bring together two guests to dissect topics at the intersection of technology, startups, and career growth.

 

Available episodes

Welcome to the second episode of our series called “How We Hatched” where we have candid conversations with tech founders and unveil their unique startup journeys. In this episode, our host Tim Winkler speaks with Chris White, the CTO of data startup, Prefect. As the first hire at Prefect, Chris has had a front row...
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to Marina Simonian and Joshua Herzig-Marx. Marina is a product professional with almost 20 years of experience in designing and launching successful products, primarily in the healthcare systems and digital health industry. She has worked with teams of various configurations, locations, backgrounds and styles, and over...
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to Ben Edmunds and Adam Berman. Ben has over fifteen years of experience in the industry, working on everything from startups to enterprise software to robotics. He is currently a Senior Staff Engineer at Wayfair. Ben is the host of the PHP Town Hall and More...
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to engineering leaders Nick Halm and Damien Stanton.  Nick is the VP of Engineering at fintech startup, JustiFi. Nick is an experienced technology leader driving the creation and maintenance of complex software systems. He has progressed through leadership roles and intentionally mentors development teams through all...
Join us for a discussion about startup equity – from the perspective of employees and founders. In this episode, our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to startup leaders Nate Jones and Ryan McQueeney. Nate Jones got his start in tech maintaining (and breaking) Oracle ecom databases. He went on from there to found his own...
Join us for a discussion about getting layered– when leadership adds a new role between you and your current boss and fills the role externally (instead of promoting from within). In this episode, our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to startup leaders Kim Merino and Sean McBride. Kim is a self-taught software engineering manager from...
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to startup leaders Anne Neilsen and Rajesh Nerlikar. Anne is the Executive Director of Product Management at cybersecurity startup JupiterOne. Throughout her career, she has developed a specialty in the security space working in both product strategy and marketing at various companies (including Veracode, IANS, and...
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to startup leaders Jeff Nettleton and Leo Hentschker. Jeff has developed a specialty building software products in the health-tech space. His career journey has included working as the Director of Engineering at Aledade and has most recently brought him to Color, where he is currently the...
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to startup leaders Roselle Safran and Mike Hans. Roselle is the CEO and Founder of cybersecurity startup, KeyCaliber. Her previous startup, Uplevel Security, was acquired by McAfee. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Roselle led cybersecurity operations at the Executive Office of the President during the Obama Administration....
Join us as our hosts, Tim and Mike, talk to startup tech leaders Padmashree Koneti and Seth Cousins. Padmashree has spent over 25 years building a career in tech, spanning Software Engineering, Product Management and Operations. Padmashree deeply believes that each person’s career is a unique journey, more akin to rock climbing the face of...