Interview with Taavi Rehemägi, co-founder and CEO of Dashbird. He tells the story of founding Dashbird, and what it took for him to go from software engineer to CEO. Learn how he built his network and found success in a completely different role!
In this interview we're covering:
How they came up with the idea of Dashbird
Challenges of going from engineer to CEO
Essential skills for a CEO
How his engineer background made him a better CEO
How he improved the skills necessary to be a CEO
Excerpt from the interview:
"A CEO has to continuously learn just like a software engineer. My background in engineering helped me with the following:
Iterating different solutions
Setting expectations toward solutions
Learning from past activities
The first years of a new tech company are about learning what strategy is viable on your market. Your best bet is using data and making logical decisions. Engineers are good at this."