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My Journey to Consulting

Hello.  I’m Brian Powell.  Some of you know me.  Some of you don’t. Let me introduce myself.

At least in Austin, if you have “VP of Engineering” on your LinkedIn profile, you get calls almost every week from a recruiter saying, “Hey, there’s a local startup that needs a VP of Engineering–are you interested?”  I’ll sometimes take a look, and more often that not, my reaction is, “No, you don’t need a VP of Engineering.” What you need is someone to come in and help you solve a problem. Here are some examples…

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