With 30+ years experience, the past 20 as a leader in startups, Cindy Pogrund provides a unique blend of coaching and advising for both new and experienced leaders.
Cindy began her career as a programmer at Digital Equipment Corporation and since then has held numerous leadership positions in two of Inc 500s fastest growing companies: Metamor Worldwide, a startup consulting firm and DialogTech, a startup product company. As part of the executive management teams she created and led multiple functions including sales, marketing, customer experience, customer engineering, HR and recruiting successfully growing these firms from startups to established players.
Cindy has coached many individuals in different roles from entry-level managers at Fortune 500 companies to startup founders and their executives. She has a deep passion for building strong company culture for employees and customers and for all things startup. Having been president of multiple non-profits, she also has a special interest in working with impact and non-profit entrepreneurs.
Cindy holds an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a Certified Professional Coach.
As the founder and president of Paradigm Pursuits, Cindy leads all projects and brings in associates as required to further our expertise. To learn more about her, her background and her passions check out her LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter @cindypogrund, and take a gander at her blog.