GeekWire Awards: Vote for Hire of the Year

We’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards. And today’s category — Hire of the Year — is a critical one as companies engage in an all-out war for talent. This category is presented by Summit Group Solutions, and it marks one of three remaining categories in the Awards voting process.  We… Read More

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Startup Spotlight: Charlie Kindel’s BizLogr automatically tracks your mileage

Charlie Kindel spent more than two decades at Microsoft, working on everything from  Windows Phone to Windows Home Server. Now, after that long career, the 46-year-old tech vet has partnered with another former Microsoftie, Stefan Negritoiu, to create BizLogr. The company’s primary product, MileLogr, just got a facelift with additional functionality. We caught up with Kindel… Read More


The Job Decision Matrix: How to make your next big move

Changing jobs can be scary and confusing. Everybody has things that are important to them at a particular point in their career. Thinking clearly about what is important to you can be hard, but without clarity on what is important to you, making a job decision is fraught with danger. As I have traveled along my personal… Read More


Ex-Microsoft mobile exec Charlie Kindel to advise Buddy Platform

Charlie Kindel, a Seattle angel investor and former general manager of Microsoft’s Windows Phone unit, has joined the advisory board of Seattle mobile app management startup Buddy Platform. Kindel stepped down from Microsoft in August after 21 years to launch a new startup of his own. Kindel hasn’t unwrapped his own stealthy startup just yet,… Read More