On this week’s show, we spoke with Martin Gourdeau, President & General Manager @ Gsoft.
Martin is a strategy and technology executive with over 18 years experience building high performance teams within a wide range of industries. Before joining GSoft, Martin co-founded PNR, a boutique management consulting firm specialized in corporate strategy and M&A. The firm experienced 100% YoY growth it’s first four years of operation, and successfully brought to market a proprietary strategic planning methodology and platform. Prior to PNR, Martin was VP Operations at Global Eagle Entertainment, the world leader in in-flight entertainment. In his role Martin led a significant restructuring and post-M&A initiative to optimize resources, lower attrition and significantly improve bottom line results. Previously, Martin took the lead as head of operations at nventive: a mobile applications agency working with marquee clients such as Expedia, Yelp and Bloomberg. During his tenure, the company grew from 15 to 100+ employees in 18 months. In 2004, he joined Electronic Arts in a technology role, and eventually transitioned to Director of Operations for the new world class game development studio. The studio scaled from 30 employees to more than 800 over a span of 7 years. Before EA, Martin began his professional journey as an IT consultant in the special effects and super-computing space.
On the show, we spoke about:
- Remove friction from the employee experience
- How the pandemic accelerated their business
- Focusing on product and having a product led growth strategy
- State of the markets and macroeconomic headwinds
Martin is a seasoned executive with a tremendous amount of experience and insights on building world-class products
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