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 510 Agile development 230 Analytics 50064 Angel investing 1339 Architecture 1077 Banking 811 Beta launch 224 Business Development 140797 Business Execution 151 Business Model Canvas 128 Business Strategy 68003 Business model 1055 Business skills 27 CTO 293 Civic Tech 36 Cofounder 288 Company Culture 366 Company formation 46 Compensation 142 Cost Reduction 77 Customer Validation 248 Customer development 387 Data Science 588 Databases 1464 Developers 249 Drupal 257 Early Stage Company Development 225 Early Stage Funding 447 Entrepreneurs 215 Equity distribution 137 Facebook 1523 Finance 31819 Finding cofounders 790 Formation 18 Git 793 Google Analytics 1406 Growth hacking 54350 HTML5 857 Hardware 487 Hiring 811 IOS Development 1106 Idea validation 280 Ideation 461 Interviewing 101 Java 15164 Json 415 Kanban 101 Leadership 84035 Lean startup 1285 MVC 260 Manufacturing 1318 Marketing Strategy 103626 Minimum Viable Product 433 Mobile Software Development 599 Mongodb 545 Node.js 912 Outsourcing 1694 Patents 590 Php 12885 Pricing strategy 819 Process 46 Product Design 1766 Product Development 95802 Product Market Fit 261 Product Marketing 64090 Product launch 1342 Product management 39732 Project management 61086 Psychology 281 Public speaking 39844 Python 17911 REST 671 Risk Management 1564 Ruby 799 Ruby on Rails 1286 SCRUM 1470 SaaS Software 177 Scalability 1125 Silicon Valley 40 Software Engineering 25581 Software development 58642 Strategy 120247 TDD 84 Team Building 54601 Teams 193 Tech startups 360 Technical Recruiting 605 Technical co-founder 495 Web Development 60725