Chaotic Good: The Right Alignment for Your Company
"A Chaotic Good character favors change for a greater good, disdains bureaucratic organizations that get in the way of social improvement, and places a high value on personal freedom, not only for oneself, but for others as well." (Alignment, Dungeons & Dragons, Wikipedia)
What do customers, founders, investors, employees and partners want? When it's the same thing, you've got alignment and the groundwork for an epic adventure. Phil Libin shares his ideas on how to make that happen without falling into a trap.
Phil Libin is the CEO of Evernote, the service that's helping millions of people worldwide remember everything of value in their daily lives. He is an entrepreneur and executive who has led two Internet companies from the very beginning to proven commercial success, and helped three others through rapid growth. Prior to joining Evernote, Phil founded and served as president of CoreStreet, currently one of the top companies providing smart credential and identity management technologies to governments and large corporations throughout the world. CoreStreet was aquired by ActivIdentity, now owned by HDI, in 2009. Previously, Phil was founder and CEO of Engine 5, a leading Boston-based Internet software development company acquired by Vignette Corporation (VIGN) in 2000, where he went on to serve as principal architect and chief technologist for applications.