Everything people told me was mostly true: I write less code; I go to more meetings, and turn up in more conference calls; I think more strategically, and less tactically; my time is spent in a more fragmented and kaleidoscopic manner.
Oh, yeah — and I’m a lot more involved in bizdev and sales.
I’m, uhhhh, not always in perfect consonant agreement with Sam Altman, but he pretty much nailed this one:
There are, however, a few things that surprised me.
HFC is more a services company than a product one — i.e.
I don’t define and decide how to evolve the tech stack which is our competitive advantage, because, well, we have so many of them.