Friends in tech: Brian Li

Company Kinsta Industry Sales and Marketing Time in this Industry 3-4 Years Origin Story I started using WordPress back in high school, and built up a bunch of related skills over the years – some coding, server maintenance, SSH, customizing plugins, etc. After college, I actually worked in the entertainment industry for a while. I spent …

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Friends in tech: Nathan Bliss

Company Kinsta Industry Sales and Marketing Time in this Industry 11+ Years Origin Story I’m a data-driven sales and marketing leader with more than 13 years of experience in multiple revenue roles and environments. My expertise spans multiple verticals (eCommerce, payments, and telecommunications), but my deepest base of knowledge is in SaaS tools for small …

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Friends in tech: Jon Penland

Company Kinsta Industry Hosting Time in this Industry 5-7 Years Origin Story Early in my career, I went to work for a company that manufactured custom-engineered mechanical equipment. While I enjoyed the role and learned quite a bit, the industry was well-established and slow-moving, and I worried that opportunities for advancement would be few and …

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