Engineer to Exec: How One CEO Did It

All too often software engineers end up feeling like they’ve maxed out their career potential, and that there is no where else to grow in their jobs. Not true, and Mark Herschberg is Exhibit A.

Education.Internet.com recently published a profile of Hershberg, detailing how the former software engineer made his way all the way to being the CEO of ZepFrog, a financial media company. To quote Hershberg in the article, engineers from his alma matter MIT often end up “the biggest cube, not the corner office.” The solution Hershberg chose for his own path was to transition into business. The article continues:

[login]”With engineering, there are clear, absolute answers. Herschberg knew that in business, on the other hand, there were no absolutes and there were exceptions. To him, business posed ‘much hard problems.’ Those were the problems Herschberg wanted to solve …”

Read the full article here:
Software Engineer to CEO: How Mark Herschberg Became ZepFrog’s Top Exec

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Overview

The Latest

microsoft careers

Top Careers at Microsoft

Microsoft has gained its position as one of the top companies in the world, and Microsoft careers are flourishing. This multinational company is efficiently developing popular software and computers with other consumer electronics. It is a dream come true for so many people to acquire a high paid, high-prestige job

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS