Jonas, what's your typical workweek like?
I'd say it is a mix between business and tech focus. As the CEO, I do all the admin (since I find it the least boring), I'm part of the sales team, responsible for creating our long and short time strategies, the product owner in one of our biggest projects, and an Android developer in ditto project.
Basically the janitor and the doctor at the same hospital?
Haha yes, I guess you could put it like that.
How do you build the right company culture?
All of us (nine) founders have put a lot of thought to it. Most of us where a part of TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) in an early stage in our careers and that made us appreciate the importance of culture. In my opinion, one key to the right culture is to create self-confidence among the employees. When you feel and believe that you are the best ones in business, you will be. Our vision? To be the best in the world at what we do.
How to create that culture?
Dare to take on big projects, learn by doing and trust in each other.
How to scale this?
It is important not to scale (i.e. hire) too quickly and grow too big. I would say it's about helping people develop themselves, make them dare to take on new challenges. It is more about listening, than telling people what to do.
Intunio a year from now – what can we expect?
One year from now we are going to do similar things to what we do today; UX design and development for startups and large enterprises. We will have launched one of our own products and have hired at least three more employees: preferably younger talent with similar sets of values.
Last question, why are you working at Intunio?
This is the most fun job I have ever had. I did not expect that when we started this, but it is. The freedom of doing exactly what we want; there is no one controlling what we do, what customers we work with or who we hire. I have come to realize how much I love that.
Jonas, thank you for your time!