Episode 46

Buy or build? Make a change or stay the course? Zendesk CTO Adrian McDermott on scaling startups

Adrian McDermott joined Zendesk in 2010, when the company had 50 employees. Now as CTO, he’s seen the team grow to over 5000. He shares his lessons on scaling, answering common startup dilemmas and offering advice for leading product and eng teams.

Photo of Adrian McDermott in a blue shirt against an orange background
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