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AGL 072: The Power of “Saying No”
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AGL 073: Heather Wilde is the CTO of ROCeteer

Heather Wilde
Today on the show we have Heather Wilde.  She was the eighth employee of Evernote, where she oversaw the company’s growth from thousands to 100 million customers. She’s published popular video games, trained Fortune 500 brands, advised hundreds of startups, and managed some major nonprofit programs. Now, as a fractional CTO through her own company ROCeteer, her award-winning work keeps the “Unicorn Whisperer” constantly traveling across the globe to find the next unicorn.

About Heather

Heather Wilde is a multiple award-winning, 6-time CTO, and 5x-certified Executive Coach. She is an Author, Speaker, Nonprofit Director, and Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Advisory Board Chair. Affiliated with 3 Entrepreneurial accelerators, she has also worked with governments on Economic Development projects for over 20 years.
Heather was an early employee of Spirit Airlines and a founding member of Evernote, where she oversaw the company’s growth from thousands to 100 million customers. She was also one of the only women to have programmed, designed, produced and published a game at the company THQ. She has worked with the U.S. Navy, NASA and state and local governments around the world.
Heather has received commendations for her work from the United States Government, as well as Awards for Mentor/Coach of the Year, Female Executive of the year, and been named Top Writer on Quora. She writes for Forbes, Tech.co and hosts the  “Entrepreneurial Revolution” column for Inc Magazine where she influences millions of readers every week.
She is currently the CTO of ROCeteer, a company in Las Vegas, NV, where she oversees the development of software platforms in the US, Asia and the Middle East as well as works with ecosystems and teams around the world on their development and growth strategies.

Today we talked about

  • Evernote
  • Empathy
    • Active Listener
    • Talk Slower
    • Think Before You Talk
  • How to react
  • Public Speaking
  • Antartica
  • Women in Tech
  • Breast Cancer
  • Self Awareness and Self Management
  • Purpose – Unicorn Power (understand your why?)

Connect with Heather


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