… to go from 8 years at big corporations (First Amazon Web Services for ~ 6 years, then VMware for ~ 2 years) to a small startup.
For some people I know, this shift has been almost fatal in their career.
First, it’s a big change in the lifestyle you have.
Second, you delegate much less, and roll up your sleeves much more.
Third, there is a lot more uncertainty about the company, its future, and the value of the stocks options that will eventually vest.
But, all in all, I think that I’ll do ok.