Parts of the Interview:
Questions About The Company
When was the company founded?
The company was founded in 2016
Why was it founded / what is your vision?
GoBright was founded to create better experiences for people working in larger offices, mainly around how they arrange meetings, and how they work with flexible workspaces.
How many employees work there currently?
How many are developers?
Questions About Being The CEO
What’s it like to be the CEO of GoBright?
Never a dull moment! As we are a product focused company, we manage every aspect of the product, from developing it to also selling and implementing it. This is an ongoing process, which we continuously improve, in which I facilitate the teams.
What was your biggest achievement?
Reaching the point that global enterprises buy our platform.
What was your biggest challenge?
We are growing roughly 40-50% a year, that’s a challenge, mainly to attract talent to build the team!
Questions About the Macedonian Team
How do the Dutch employees see their Macedonian colleagues?
As their direct colleagues.
What is your vision for the Macedonian team?
We want to build a team in Macedonian and in The Netherlands, which grows together, I see the Macedonian team grow at least as quick as the team in NL.
What is it like working with Macedonian colleagues?
Great, they are hardworking, smart people, but also nice people!
Are there opportunities for advancement or professional growth for a developer in GoBright?
Because we grow this quickly there are several ways to grow along, we have technical advancements (handling the ever growing scale, large new features, IoT devices) and because the team grows this also gives possibility for coordination, etc.