Hi! I'm William Pietri. I am a developer, entrepreneur, leader,
and writer. I have spent more than a decade studying and practicing
various Agile software development methods, and am now very
involved in the Lean Startup movement.
I live in San Francisco and I am looking for something interesting
to spend the next several years on, most likely as technical co-founder
or VP of Engineering. I'm looking for an ambitious,
impact-focused outfit with good people. Got a suggestion? Get in touch!
The best way to contact me is via email; try my
first name at this domain. Also feel free to message me on Twitter. If you're
looking to book something with me, check out my
Read on for more contact information, including
other options to reach me and how I use the various social networks.
About me and my work
From a family of developers and entrepreneurs, I started writing code at 12. I've since filled many roles,
but for the last 15 years I've alternated between leading the technical side of ambitious products and
advising others on how to make systems and teams run well.
You can read about my work and history
or jump straight to my LinkedIn profile.
To me, writing and coding are closely related: through words and ideas, I aim to serve others and
make the world better. You can read more about my writing, or jump
to popular posts like my
10 signs of startup failure or why
programmers to work longer weeks is counterproductive.
Speaking used to scare me silly, but lately it has gotten fun. I have a list of talks
available. Or if you'd just like to see me in action, try me using
my distance running as a metaphor for doing a startup sustainably.
My next planned talk is at the Balanced Team Summit,
June 13-14 2015.