About Boring Startup Stuff

We love the boring stuff about building startups.

The day to day operational grind.

The important stuff.

Daniel Jakaitis

Dan has been in an engineering leadership role for several years and is currently the VP of Engineering at Next Caller, a Pindrop Company (YC W14). In his role, he helps manage product direction and engineering operations. He is heavily involved in compliance, operations, and legal decisions that impact his organization's ability to build and release software solutions. Dan also works alongside sales teams to handle customer development conversations about new products.

Prior to joining Next Caller, Dan worked as the VP of Engineering of Kard (Techstars '16). In his free time, Dan is an avid fitness nerd, chess player, book worm, and dad to Charlie. To get in touch, connect on LinkedIn or Twitter. You can email him here: dan@boringstartupstuff.com .

Liz Melton

Liz heads up the Partnerships Program at mParticle, a Series D startup in the Martech space. She has an eclectic background ranging from Salesforce consulting at Accenture, to Product Management at Molina Healthcare, to Strategy and Operations at BlackLine and Retina AI. She gets excited by solving tough problems, working with super smart people, and cultivating relationships among internal and external stakeholders.

On weekends, Liz ghostwrites for technology blogs, volunteers her time at Seed Consulting Group, and is the President of Stanford's Professional Women of Los Angeles alumni group. She loves meeting new people, so drop her a line at liz@boringstartupstuff.com or connect with her on LinkedIn.

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