TBLP035 | Dave Penny: Delegate and Elevate

With more than 20 years of experience at the technological forefront of innovative software businesses, David has held leading positions at Algorithmics, Electronics Workbench, Ceryx, and IBM Risk Analytics.

Dave Penny joined Ethoca, a Toronto-based Fintech in the credit card fraud space in 2016.  At Ethoca he oversees all technology, including software development, DevOps, IT operations, enterprise data systems, security, and corporate IT.

What You Will Learn From This Episode

  • How he is successful communicating with the CEO/Founder
  • What he learned from an ancient Japenese swordsman
  • Why he doesn’t believe in org charts

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TBLP031 | Alan Fong: Path of Success is Through a Hurricane

Alan Fong is the Chief Technology Officer at Fleet Complete.  Alan brings over 20 years of experience building and developing innovative and high-growth technology companies, including technology leadership and execution to various verticals – healthcare, telecom, enterprise workload management.

With his progressive responsibilities in the software industry, Alan has helped create product value by understanding customer problems and building valued technology solutions that improve business outcomes and realizing hyper growth potentials.

Alan is also very involved in the startup ecosystem, a MARs Advisor and as an advisor and mentor to various startups, helping them focus to build for customer value and preparing them to rapidly scale. Alan holds a Computer Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

What You Will Learn From This Episode

  • How to successfully transition from key executive roles
  • The difference going from IBM to a small startup
  • What it means to work with “brilliant jerks”
  • How to apply the AWE Question to become a better listener
  • Know when to Pivot

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