from Pluralcast , on 9/14/2011 , played: 1754 time(s)
Jeffrey Palermo joins us to talk about his career and the new challenges of leadership in a technical organization. That inevitable moment of choosing whether or not to work in management deserves serious consideration and Jeffrey helps us think through the issues any potential technical leader faces.
Jeffrey is the Chief Operating Officer of Headspring, a custom software development firm in Austin, TX. Jeffrey has helped build the practice from a humble core group to a multi-million dollar operation recognized on the Austin Fast 50 list and the Inc 500. Having studied and observed software history, trends, fads, and the constant pendulum swing that is the technology industry, Jeffrey prefers a "no surprises" approach to serving clients by providing the right solution to their unique problem. He is a six- time recipient of the “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) award and has spoken and facilitated at industry conferences such as VSLive, DevTeach, the Microsoft MVP Summit, and Microsoft Tech Ed. He also speaks to user groups around the country as part of the INETA Speakers’ Bureau. A graduate of Texas A&M University, an Eagle Scout, and an Iraq war veteran, Jeffrey holds his share of certifications, has published many magazine articles, and has written two books. He is currently earning his MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute.
Jeffrey is an author of a recent book, ASP.NET MVC in Action. You can obtain the book at http://bit.ly/aspnetmvc2inaction.