Rover CTO on How to Fail Less Often: Do a Moderate Amount of Design Up Front

Shoot-Ready-Aim. It’s the classic recipe for failure. Let Scott walk you through his 14-point checklist for determining when it makes sense to do just a moderate amount of planning up front.

Event program
  • Unique perspectives from featured VP/C-suite products executives
  • Networking before and after the session
  • Give a shoutout if you’re hiring or looking for a job
  • Free pizza and beer/wine
About the Speaker

Scott Porad

Array CTO
Scott Porad is the CTO at, a sharing economy marketplace for dog boarding and dog walking. Also, he is an owner of, an event guide that answers the question, “What to do in Seattle?” Since 1995, Scott has been building industry-leading websites including Cheezburger (an early leader in the user-generated content space), launching, working on at Paul Allen's Starwave Corporation and for Seth Godin at Yoyodyne Entertainment.

Recent Events