Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar on Portland vs. the Valley, scaling a business, and diversity

GeekWire | Nov 10, 2019 at 4:30 AM
  • Not only has Yvonne Wassenaar worked in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area most of her career, it’s also where she grew up.
  • In her role, Wassenaar is eager to expand Puppet’s customer base to bigger companies, moving beyond “super users” of their tools.
  • Taking away constraints (fear is not a great advisor) and pushing people to define really crazy ideas (ideas that clearly may not be feasible) to create space to see options and opportunities that represent step change versus incremental shifts.