Ep. 156 – ProdPerfect Co-Founder & COO, Erik Fogg

Apr 11, 2021 | 0 comments

Our guest today is Erik Fogg, co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at ProdPerfect. ProdPerfect is the answer to fixing E2E software testing with Machine Learning and good operational design as well as automatically building and maintaining E2E test automation by analyzing user journeys on web applications.

Since 2018, Erik and his team have helped dozens of cutting-edge, venture-backed, highly reputable brand name companies and their elite engineering teams to radically improve their software quality and deployment speed. During 2019, ProdPerfect grew over 20% month over month and raised $12M for Series A and are well on the path to Series B.

Erik graduated MIT with a bachelors and masters of science in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to ProdPerfect, he fixed and led operations in factories, mines, refineries, and hardware startups.

 

In This Conversation We Discuss:

  • How Erik went from MIT to a COO role with ProdPerfect 
  • What is ProdPerfect and E2E software 
  • Organizational flaws from the small to medium enterprise level that can be avoided 
  • How to recognize and reward talent 
  • Management and leading without authority 
  • How to recognize the internal motivators of your employees
  • The difference in operations pre and post funding 
  • How to disagree and embrace the tensions between CEO and COO

 

Resources:

Connect with Erik Fogg: LinkedIn 

ProdPerfect – https://prodperfect.com

 

Connect with Cameron: Website | LinkedIn

Get Cameron’s latest book “Meetings Suck: Turning One of The Most Loathed Elements of Business into One of the Most Valuable

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Written By Cameron Herold

Written By Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold is known around the world as THE CEO WHISPERER. He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ exponential growth. Cameron’s built a dynamic consultancy: his current clients include a “Big 4” wireless carrier and a monarchy. What do his clients say they like most about him? He isn’t a theory guy—they like that Cameron speaks only from experience. He earned his reputation as the CEO Whisperer by guiding his clients to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less. Cameron is a top-rated international speaker and has been paid to speak in 26 countries. He is also the top-rated lecturer at EO/MIT’s Entrepreneurial Masters Program and a powerful and effective speaker at Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer leadership events around the world.