Today we’re talking to Michael Grinich, Founder of WorkOS. We discuss how everything is a remix of something else, what it takes to truly innovate in the world of technology, and how companies can actually cross the enterprise chasm.

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

To learn more about WorkOS, check out their website here.

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About Michael Grinich

Michael Grinich is the founder and CEO of WorkOS, where he specializes in helping fast-growing technology companies scale into enterprise markets. With a rich history in SaaS and cloud technologies, gained from roles at Nylas and Dropbox, Michael offers valuable insights into navigating the enterprise chasm. He also hosts the podcast “Crossing the
‍Enterprise Chasm,” engaging with tech leaders to discuss market strategies and the evolution of tech businesses. Michael is dedicated to creating products that effectively bridge the divide between consumer and enterprise needs.

About WorkOS

WorkOS is an API platform that simplifies implementing crucial enterprise features like User Management, Single Sign-On (SSO), Directory Sync (SCIM), Audit Logs, and more.

With WorkOS, SaaS products can become enterprise-ready in minutes, instead of months, instantly unlocking multi-million dollar enterprise deals. With a unified platform, modern APIs, and developer-first design, WorkOS is an intuitive solution for adding enterprise-grade functionality to your app. Go up-market and multi-product faster by enabling your engineers to focus on building core product differentiation instead of table stakes, enterprise features.

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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