Hjalmar Gislason is the founder and CEO of GRID. Hjalmar previously served as VP of Product Management at Qlik in Boston. He was the founder and CEO of DataMarket,
founded in 2008 and sold to Qlik in 2014. A career data nerd and entrepreneur, GRID is Hjalmar’s fifth software startup as a founder.
In this episode:
1. Hjalmar shares his experience and passion for helping people who use spreadsheets to effectively communicate the data and models they have put together. He believes in a "bottoms up" approach by empowering the end users within knowledge based companies.
2. Hjalmar describes the 3 phases of team growth at Grid. He talks through the processes and tools that were implemented to support this growth and aligning the team in various ways.
3. Some lessons learned Hjalmar shares include bringing the team together in person and empowering them to do that work. He introduced a professional coach from day 1 that is available for each employee, available for any changes to team structure as well as the executive team. The coach acts as an observer and has been transformational to the culture and commication among the Grid team.
...Hjalmar shares key market trends in #SaaS and so much more!
You can learn more at Grid.is or follow Hjalmar on Twitter.