Today we’re talking to Cooper McGoodwin, VP of Product at Thnks. We discuss the philosophy of finishing a new product feature; how genuine gratitude can be baked into your processes; and why you shouldn’t always strive to be the hero.

All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast! 

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About Cooper McGoodwin:

Cooper McGoodwin is the VP of Product at Thnks, the leading relationship-building platform where you can instantly send personalized gestures of appreciation ideal for business development. He leads Thnks’ product strategies and initiatives, focusing on growth, product design, user experience, and software development. Prior to Thnks, Cooper managed custom software development projects for several years before eventually transitioning into product management. He graduated from Babson College with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

About Thnks:

Thnks enables sales and customer success teams to build stronger business relationships through gratitude. We provide a digital gratitude platform that enables users to send thoughtful gestures of appreciation that foster better connections, save hours of time, and lead to faster business growth.

– A week of coffee to a prospect that doesn’t have time to meet

– An Uber ride to a client on a rainy morning to help with their commute

– A bottle of bourbon to wish a key client happy birthday

Thnks is the only relationship-building platform that provides full transparency, record-keeping, and reporting, digitizing the entire process to ensure full financial and compliance control.

Joel Beasley

Joel Beasley founded the Modern CTO Podcast in 2017 while writing his book, the Modern CTO book, with the goal of interviewing CTOs and sharing their experiences with others in the tech community.

Joel’s conversational style and insightful questions quickly gained traction, attracting high-profile guests such as Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott, and T-Mobile’s CIO, Cody Stanford. With each episode, the podcast’s popularity continued to grow, and soon, Joel found himself with a waiting list of future guests.

Today, the Modern CTO Podcast has become the number one leadership and tech podcast in the world, with over 150k active listeners, including CTOs, lead developers, and rising tech leaders. Joel’s commitment to creating a conversational atmosphere for his guests to share their experiences has inspired a new generation of leaders and innovators.

As the success of the podcast grew, Joel founded ProSeries Media, a podcast production company that helps companies worldwide create their own podcasts. With a team of producers, content creators, and podcast bookers, ProSeries Media produces over ten shows, providing a platform for companies to connect with their audience and share their expertise.

Through his work on the Modern CTO Podcast and ProSeries Media, Joel Beasley has become a respected voice in the tech industry, inspiring others to share their knowledge and insights with the wider community. His passion for creating engaging content that informs, inspires, and entertains has made him a sought-after speaker and advisor on all things tech.

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