The Product Leadership Podcast from Lighthouse London

#33: Startup vs. Corporate Development, an Inside View with Aleksandar Orlic from Penta

Episode Summary

Hear Aleks' insights on the pros and cons with both startup and corporate approaches to product development and innovation.

Episode Notes

We chatted to Aleksander Orlic, CTO and co-founder of Penta, about his insights on the pros and cons with both startup and corporate approaches to product development and innovation. Penta is a digital bank for businesses across Europe based in Berlin, Germany.

Aleksandar has over 20 years experience as a software engineer, architect and product manager having worked from startups to banks multi-national corporates. Along the way we discussed:

Why corporates struggle with rapid change and fast-moving innovation
The pros and cons of life as a developer at a startup
How instability is a valuable asset of innovation