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Ep. #41, Camaraderie at Scale with Wade Foster of Zapier
September 28, 2021

with Wade Foster

In episode 41 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Wade Foster of Zapier. They unpack Wade’s career journey, how Zapier was founded and self-funded, and lessons learned on maintaining camaraderie among distributed teams.

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Ep. #40, The Uncanny Valley with Alexis Richardson of Weaveworks
August 30, 2021

with Alexis Richardson

In episode 40 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Alexis Richardson of Weaveworks. They discuss Weave GitOps, insights on brand revitalization, and the storied career journey that led Alexis from finance to startups to enterprise software.

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Ep. #39, Betting on Containerization with Loris Degioanni of Sysdig
August 5, 2021

with Loris Degioanni

In episode 39 of EnterpriseReady, Grant Miller is joined by Loris Degioanni of Sysdig. They discuss Loris’s storied career journey, the creation of Sysdig, tactics for better understanding enterprise customers, and the future of open source.

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Ep. #38, Enterprise Networking with Brandon Heller of Forward Networks
June 8, 2021

with Brandon Heller

In episode 38 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Brandon Heller of Forward Networks. They discuss tactics for improving enterprise networks, tips for hiring engineers, and insights on the many roles co-founders play as they launch their companies.

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Ep. #37, Up The Ladder with Jay Simons of Bond
June 1, 2021

with Jay Simons

In episode 37 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Jay Simons of Bond. They unpack the many lessons Jay has learned from his long and celebrated software career, including growing Atlassian from a startup to the massive, publicly-traded behemoth it is today.

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Ep. #36, Betting On Infrastructure with Shannon Williams of SUSE
May 20, 2021

with Shannon Williams

In episode 36 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Shannon Williams of SUSE. They unpack Shannon’s many years working with cloud-native and open source communities, his pioneering of Infrastructure as a Service, and the future of open source.

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Ep. #35, Database Software with Karthik Ranganathan of Yugabyte
April 13, 2021

with Karthik Ranganathan

In episode 35 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Karthik Ranganathan of Yugabyte. They discuss Karthik’s enterprise journey, the fruits of maintaining a customer-driven ethos in business, and building modern databases.

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Ep. #34, The DevOps Transformation with Gene Kim of IT Revolution
March 10, 2021

with Gene Kim

In episode 34 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Gene Kim of IT Revolution. They discuss his journey to founding Tripwire, his prolific career as a DevOps author, and the positive social impacts technology adoption could have in the future.

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Ep. #33, Innovation Stories with Shishir Mehrotra of Coda
October 12, 2020

with Shishir Mehrotra

In episode 33 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Shishir Mehrotra of Coda. They discuss important lessons for building and launching products, as well as Shishir’s role as a technology leader at YouTube in it’s pivotal early years, just after the Google acquisition.

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Ep. #32, Evaluating Acquisitions with Mike Gregoire of Brighton Park Capital
July 30, 2020

with Mike Gregoire

In episode 32 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Mike Gregoire of Brighton Park Capital. They discuss strategies for growing through a recession, the changing role of modern enterprise salespeople, and the internal metrics Mike uses when evaluating acquisitions.

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Ep. #31, Monoliths and Microservices with Rob Zuber of CircleCI
July 17, 2020

with Rob Zuber

In episode 31 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Rob Zuber, CTO at CircleCI. They discuss Rob’s expansive range of disciplines and the perspectives he’s gained on topics like fundraising, hiring, mentoring, scaling, and delivering value to customers.

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Ep. #30, On-Call Management with Alex Solomon of PagerDuty
June 23, 2020

with Alex Solomon

In episode 30 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Alex Solomon of PagerDuty. They dive deep into product assortment, incident response management, on-call alerting, and company culture insights.

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Ep. #29, Achieving Ubiquity with Mitchell Hashimoto of HashiCorp
May 12, 2020

with Mitchell Hashimoto

In episode 29 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Mitchell Hashimoto of HashiCorp. They discuss Hashicorp’s founding story, fundraising tactics and pricing models, and monetizing open source projects

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Ep. #28, Intentionality First with Enterprise Advisor Adam Gross
April 28, 2020

with Adam Gross

In episode 28 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Adam Gross, seasoned enterprise investor and advisor. They discuss the inevitability of platform change, how software deployment has evolved, and how the enterprise application ecosystem might develop in years to come.

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Ep. #27, Continuous Intelligence with Christian Beedgen of Sumo Logic
March 18, 2020

with Christian Beedgen

In episode 27 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Christian Beedgen, CTO & Co-Founder of Sumo Logic. They discuss Christian’s background, security analytics, the challenges faced by first generation on-prem software companies, and the evolving security landscape.

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Ep. #26, Community Creation with Alex Miller
March 3, 2020

with Alex Miller

In episode 26 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Alex Miller, former GM at Stack Overflow. They discuss Alex’s background, what Stack Overflow Enterprise does, Alex’s four constituencies of enterprise software, and much more.

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Ep. #25, Data Stack Orchestration with Jonathan Ellis of DataStax
February 6, 2020

with Jonathan Ellis

In episode 25 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Jonathan Ellis of DataStax about Apache Cassandra and the complexity of distributed storage systems, as well as recruiting, interviewing, and hiring executives and engineers.

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Ep. #24, Enterprise Analytics with John Whaley of UnifyID
January 21, 2020

with John Whaley

In episode 24 of EnterpriseReady, Grant joins John Whaley of UnifyID to discuss the process of monetizing university research, how technology enables businesses, and how inherent human behavior threatens security.

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Ep. #23, Cloud Infrastructure with Abby Kearns of Cloud Foundry Foundation
December 18, 2019

with Abby Kearns

In episode 23 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Abby Kearns, executive director of Cloud Foundry. They discuss enterprise infrastructure, the future of the cloud, technological ecosystems in China, and open source business models.

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Ep. #22, Data-Driven Enterprise with Derek Steer of Mode
December 11, 2019

with Derek Steer

In episode 22 of EnterpriseReady, Grant chats with Derek Steer, CEO of Mode. Together they pull back the curtain on data science tools, and how enterprise software companies can use data analysis to drive business forward.

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Ep. #21, Product and Narrative with Michel Feaster of Usermind
December 5, 2019

with Michel Feaster

In episode 21 of EnterpriseReady, Grant interviews Michel Feaster, CEO and Co-Founder of Usermind. They discuss Michel’s journey from gas station employee to enterprise software CEO, as well as the relationship between product, product marketing, and marketing.

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Ep. #20, Executive Visibility with Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO of Puppet
November 26, 2019

with Yvonne Wassenaar

In episode 20 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO of Puppet. They discuss her experience serving on boards of enterprise software companies, transitioning from a single product company to multiple products, and the role of professional services.

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Ep. #19, API Integrations with Mark Geene of Cloud Elements
November 19, 2019

with Mark Geene

In episode 19 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Mark Geene, CEO and Co-Founder of Cloud Elements. They discuss Mark’s early days in enterprise, integrations between apps and APIs, and the go-to-market lessons learned along the way.

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Ep. #18, Secure Infrastructure with Elizabeth Zalman of strongDM
November 12, 2019

with Elizabeth Zalman

In episode 18 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Elizabeth Zalman, Founder & CEO of strongDM. They discuss enterprise software go-to-market, remote teams, product prioritization frameworks, and SOC 2 certification.

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Ep. #17, Enterprise Events with Ben Hindman of Splash
October 22, 2019

with Ben Hindman

In episode 17 of EnterpriseReady, Grant joins Ben Hindman, Co-Founder & CEO of Splash. They discuss Ben’s path into enterprise software, the community-driven power of events, and the freemium business model.

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Ep. #16, Language Translation with Spence Green of Lilt
October 8, 2019

with Spence Green

In episode 16 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Spence Green, Founder and CEO of Lilt. They discuss language translation services for enterprises and governments, the rigor required to deliver enterprise software, and the internationalization of products.

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Ep. #15, Self-Protecting Software with Jeff Williams of Contrast Security
September 24, 2019

with Jeff Williams

In episode 15 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Jeff Williams, Co-Founder and CTO of Contrast Security. The two discuss the vast quantity of competing AppSec standards, the creation of the OWASP Top 10, and the future of application security.

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Ep. #14, Flexible Collaboration with Michael Pryor of Trello
September 11, 2019

with Michael Pryor

In episode 14 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Michael Pryor, Founder and CEO of Trello. They discuss Michael’s background, naming products, disruptive pricing models, and product assortment.

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Ep. #13, Prosumer in the Enterprise with Rahul Vohra of Superhuman
August 22, 2019

with Rahul Vohra

In episode 13 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Rahul Vohra, Founder & CEO of Superhuman. They discuss Rahul’s fundraising history and strategies, his experience building problem-solving software, and his untraditional approach to bringing these solutions to market.

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Ep. #12, Service Mesh with William Morgan of Buoyant
August 7, 2019

with William Morgan

In episode 12 of EnterpriseReady, Grant talks with William Morgan, CEO and Co-Founder of Buoyant. They discuss how Twitter’s scaling methods in the early days led to Linkerd, as well as adoption strategies and viable business models for open source-based companies.

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Ep. #11, Customer Urgency with Bob Tinker of MobileIron
July 24, 2019

with Bob Tinker

In episode 11 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Bob Tinker, founder and former CEO of MobileIron. They discuss the frameworks that Bob has developed for building a go-to-market playbook, as well as the importance of customer urgency.

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Ep. #10, Secure Communications with Joel Wallenstrom of Wickr
June 19, 2019

with Joel Wallenstrom

In episode 10 of EnterpriseReady, Grant speaks with Joel Wallenstrom, CEO and President at Wickr. They discuss Joel’s background in the cyber security industry, as well as the process of bringing consumer products to enterprise, particularly for mobile-first companies.

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Ep. #9, Device Management with Zack Blum of Fleetsmith
June 5, 2019

with Zack Blum

In episode 9 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Zack Blum, CEO and Founder of Fleetsmith, to discuss device management and security in the enterprise world, as well as different approaches to product assortment.

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Ep. #8, Driving Product Communication with Dave Cole
May 21, 2019

with Dave Cole

In episode 8 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Dave Cole, to discuss what it takes to manage a product portfolio vs just one product, as well as setting up and managing a customer advisory board.

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Ep. #7, Enterprise Infrastructure with Paul Querna of Okta
April 9, 2019

with Paul Querna

In episode 7 of EnterpriseReady, Grant talks with Paul Querna, Senior Architect at Okta. They talk about Paul’s founding of ScaleFT and how it got acquired by Okta, the zero-trust concepts they evangelized, and what it’s like to integrate into a vendor’s go-to-market process.

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Ep. #6, Enterprise Innovation with Andrew Peterson of Signal Sciences
March 28, 2019

with Andrew Peterson

In episode 6 of EnterpriseReady, Grant is joined by Andrew Peterson, Co-Founder and CEO of Signal Sciences, to discuss how his experiences solving security problems at Etsy helped shape his company’s top-down, go-to-market approach.

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Ep. #5, The Evolution of Enterprise with Edith Harbaugh of LaunchDarkly
March 5, 2019

with Edith Harbaugh

In episode 5 of EnterpriseReady, Grant meets with Edith Harbaugh, CEO and Co-Founder of LaunchDarkly. They talk about Edith’s experiences building advanced enterprise features, and how enterprise sales have changed over the years.

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Ep. #4, Open Source with CoreOS’s Alex Polvi
December 4, 2018

with Alex Polvi

In episode 4 of EnterpriseReady, Grant chats with Alex Polvi, co-founder and CEO of CoreOS, which was recently acquired by Red Hat, to dive into detail about the nuances of building and selling an enterprise product that has an open source core.

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Ep. #3, Product-Market Fit with Segment’s Peter Reinhardt
November 9, 2018

with Peter Reinhardt

In episode 3 of EnterpriseReady, Grant chats with Peter Reinhardt, co-founder and CEO of Segment, to discuss how finding and maintaining product-market fit helped grow his enterprise-facing company.

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Ep. #2, The Early Days of GitHub with Tom Preston-Werner
October 18, 2018

with Tom Preston-Werner

In episode 2 of EnterpriseReady, Grant chats with Tom Preston-Werner about how the open source company he co-founded, GitHub, rose up to become an essential coding resource for developers everywhere.

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Ep. #1, Delivering Software That Enterprises Love with Chef’s Adam Jacob
October 8, 2018

with Adam Jacob

In this episode Grant interviews Adam Jacob, founder and CTO of Chef. Adam has been building Chef for over 10 years and during that time he has learned a LOT about how to deliver software that enterprises love. He has an incredible perspective and we were so glad to have him as one of our first guests.