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Mike Cruz

Mike Cruz

VP Engineering at CMG

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    I love to build things - from great teams to innovative products to solid processes. I believe any great technical leader should be so passionate about technology as to never be too far away from the code, that great teams are created by hiring people smarter than you that want to help others get better, and the keys to building great products are maintaining a pure vision and a laser focus. I strive to create these environments wherever I go.

    About me

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    15 Years




    Education / eTech
    Financial Services / Fintech

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    Is Management the Right Path for You

    26 May

    Mike Cruz, VP of Engineering at CMG, outlines key questions he asks his reports who aspire to become managers.

    Coaching / Training / Mentorship
    Career Path
    New Manager
    Dire Consequences of a Lack of Product Vision

    26 May

    Mike Cruz, VP of Engineering at CMG, recalls how a lack of product vision and understanding of who their customers were, stalled their progress and stopped them from shipping a product they were working on for years.

    Managing Expectations
    Sharing The Vision
    Embracing Failures
    Structuring a Large Team: A Two-Phase Approach

    26 May

    Mike Cruz, VP of Engineering at CMG, speaks of his efforts to structure a large team that by the sheer number of people on the team became inefficient and difficult to work with.

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