Michael Gruen

Michael Gruen

Vice President of Engineering at Cybrary

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21 Years



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Hi everyone, I’m Mike Gruen. I recently joined Cybrary (https://www.cybrary.it), a DC-based cybersecurity startup, as VP of Engineering (and “interim HR generalist”). I started my career in 1996 as a C++/Java developer. Over the years, I pretty much stuck with Java, but have worked with a wide assortment of languages and technologies having done stints as an Oracle DBA, Mainframe Team Manager, Pre- and Post-Sales Engineer, and VP of Product to name a few. I have enjoyed working for small to mid sized professional services, product development, and government contracting companies that have experienced the full spectrum of outcomes including IPO, acquisition, and, unfortunately, closing down. Early in my career, I was privileged with a life long mentor and am excited to be apart of this community.

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Getting The Best Out Of One-on-ones
19 July

Michael Gruen explains the importance of one-on-ones and how to get the most out of them.

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Michael Gruen

Michael Gruen

Vice President of Engineering at Cybrary

Ensuring Smooth Onboarding
18 July

Michael Gruen discusses his onboarding process and how he ensured new hires knew what was expected of them, from day one.

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Michael Gruen

Michael Gruen

Vice President of Engineering at Cybrary


Vice President of Engineering


Nov 2017 - current

Responsible for development and delivery of the Cybrary platform

Senior Solutions Architect, Government Systems


Jul 2007 - May 2012

Software Developer

MSD, Inc.

Sep 2001 - May 2005

Senior Software Engineer

Viaduct Technologies

Sep 1999 - Sep 2001



May 1996 - Sep 1999

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