Sam McAfee

San Francisco, California, US

Building better technology leaders and teams
Sam's Skills
Process Improvement
Negotiation
Agile
Software Engineering
Start-up Business Consulting
Leadership Development
Business Modeling
Strategy
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

36-55

About Sam

As a Silicon Valley veteran of 20 years, I help companies build and scale new digital products, find product-market fit, and build and improve product development capabilities. I work with product executives and teams to develop and ship new digital products from ideas to product-market fit and beyond.

Work Experience

Author / Consultant

Startup Patterns

April 2015 - December 2016

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Topics Followed 89
Agile 508 Agile development 230 Analytics 43053 Angel investing 1338 Architecture 1076 Banking 810 Beta launch 223 Business Development 115763 Business Execution 151 Business Model Canvas 128 Business Strategy 60416 Business model 1054 Business skills 27 CTO 293 Civic Tech 36 Cofounder 279 Company Culture 365 Company formation 44 Compensation 141 Cost Reduction 76 Customer Validation 248 Customer development 385 Data Science 585 Databases 1463 Developers 244 Drupal 257 Early Stage Company Development 224 Early Stage Funding 445 Entrepreneurs 215 Equity distribution 137 Facebook 1525 Finance 26810 Finding cofounders 768 Formation 18 Git 793 Google Analytics 1408 Growth hacking 44655 HTML5 857 Hardware 486 Hiring 809 IOS Development 1104 Idea validation 278 Ideation 456 Interviewing 101 Java 13343 Json 416 Kanban 101 Leadership 71523 Lean startup 1281 MVC 260 Manufacturing 1315 Marketing Strategy 84664 Minimum Viable Product 433 Mobile Software Development 596 Mongodb 546 Node.js 912 Outsourcing 1685 Patents 591 Php 11302 Pricing strategy 819 Process 46 Product Design 1764 Product Development 75233 Product Market Fit 261 Product Marketing 53820 Product launch 1341 Product management 33767 Project management 53554 Psychology 279 Public speaking 36433 Python 14884 REST 672 Risk Management 1564 Ruby 799 Ruby on Rails 1286 SCRUM 1471 SaaS Software 174 Scalability 1125 Silicon Valley 40 Software Engineering 21134 Software development 48867 Strategy 99058 TDD 85 Team Building 47007 Teams 193 Tech startups 360 Technical Recruiting 605 Technical co-founder 486 Web Development 51933