Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2007 (Revised March 2014)

Excerpts from Interview with Jim Triandiflou, Founder of Ockham Technologies

by Noam Wasserman

Abstract

Describes the issues facing a founder-CEO regarding building a board, assembling an executive team, managing tension between co-founders, and outsourcing system development work. The abridged version does not include the introduction and final sections of the full case in order to give casewriting workshop participants practice writing those sections.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Governing and Advisory Boards; Job Cuts and Outsourcing; Management Teams; Managerial Roles; Conflict Management;

Citation:

Wasserman, Noam. "Excerpts from Interview with Jim Triandiflou, Founder of Ockham Technologies." Harvard Business School Case 808-088, November 2007. (Revised March 2014.)