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Engineering VPThree big events have set the course of our company, SurveyMonkey, and with it, our long strange trip in Engineering. The first event occurred in 1999 when our founder, Ryan Finley finished the 1.0 version of SurveyMonkey. 7 years before Fred Wilson and Jarid Lukin popularized the term “freemium”, SurveyMonkey was born and became one of the “freemiums” best case studies. Ryan and his employees doggedly pursued our customers with a simple model: build features that customers want, tweak, brush and polish until it’s easy to use, and then rinse and repeat.
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