I recently came across my original pitch deck for CloudHealth Technologies. It was like finding a time capsule in the ground, perfectly preserving a moment from when CloudHealth was a one-person business fueled by nothing more than hopes and dreams.
One of my early Lean experiments at CloudHealth Technologies was to go on a hunt for businesses that had built internal systems to manage their public cloud cost and infrastructure. I knew I would be building a new product category,
After social distancing on Cape Cod for 13+ months, I returned to Boston to find a very different tech community than the one I left. Gone were the coffee meetings, the meetups, the collaborating at a white board, the conferences,
In the early formative phases of CloudHealth, I ran an experiment called “The Sale.” The idea of the experiment was to try to sell my crude Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for $50K, which was my estimated average selling price for
After leaving my job to start CloudHealth Technologies, I asked several colleagues I respected in the industry to become advisors for my journey. My first advisor was Jeff McCarthy, a partner at North Bridge Venture Partners, who agreed to let
CloudHealth was an eight year journey for me, starting with me quitting my job in 2012 and continuing through to today, two years on the other side of an acquisition. I’ve been doing a bit of reflecting on the