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Brandon Satrom

Product Leader, Engineer & Advocate

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About Me

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Making and breaking things since 1999.

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Brandon Satrom

Product Leader & Engineer

I’m a driven technologist with a passion for the web, cloud, the IoT and maker education. An experienced leader with a background in engineering, product & people management, strategy, and architecture, I love to work with companies that delight their customers with amazing tools and experiences.

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Organizations Served


Years Experience


Books Published


Conference Talks Given

My Services

Ways I can help your company

Product Strategy & Management

I've managed product and strategy orgs, led teams large and small, & crafted roadmaps for commercial software products.

JavaScript, Node & Python Development

I've been working with the web since 1999. In the last five, I've focused on front-end applications with React, Redux, Vue.js, and Python/Flask.

Developer Relations & Experience

I love learning and talking about cutting-edge technologies & have built DevRel teams for some of the world's biggest software makers.

STEM/Maker Education

I'm a tinkerer at heart. I have created educational tools and products designed to get future generations of makers excited about electronics, computing & tinkering.


some of the things I'm good at

Work Experience

Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.

  1. Particle

    Director, Developer Relations

    Built and led a Developer Relations practice from the ground-up for this hardware and platform technology company targeting IoT use-cases. Created developer engagement and education programs with a focus on in-person events, online content, and hands-on workshops. Since joining, Particle's developer community has grown by nearly 100k.

  2. Carrot Pants Studios

    Founder & CEO

    Carrot Pants Press is a publisher of books, apps and resources designed to introduce kids to the world of electronics through story. Our first product raised 112% of its initial goal on Kickstarter in September, 2017 and was delivered on-time to backers. Our second book raised 125% of its initial goal on Kickstarter in May, 2018 and was also delivered on-time to backers.

  3. Tangible

    Co-Founder & Co-CEO

    Tangible built, offered, and supported a leading container-based PaaS product called Xervo, formally Modulus. Xervo managed over 40k websites across the globe on three different cloud platforms. The Xervo product was discontinued in May of 2017. In 2017, Tangible used that experience providing Web, Mobile, Cloud and IoT consulting services.

  4. Progress Software

    Vice-President & General Manager, Developer Tools

    GM for a 60-person organization responsible for over $100 million in top-line revenue across one dozen developer-focused productivity tools. Managed strategy, GTM and execution for 4 SaaS products and 8 on-premises developer products.

  5. Telerik

    Director of Product Management, Web & Mobile Tools

    Leader of 20-person PM & UX team responsible for a suite of SaaS-based mobile development, deployment and monitoring tools; As an individual contributor PM, launched the Kendo UI product into a new market (commercial JavaScript component libraries) and oversaw 1000% revenue growth over a two-year period.

  6. Microsoft

    Developer Evangelist, Web & Mobile

    Responsible for all web, HTML5 and mobile initiatives across the Central US. Created a 12-city Web Camp initiative designed to train developers on web standards and modern HTML, CSS and JavaScript; Among the earliest Microsoft employees active via GitHub and other OSS channels.

  7. Thought Ascent

    Chief Architect

    Led planning, architecture, and design for key cleints, as well as business development for new and existing accounts.

  8. Compassion

    Engineer, Enterprise Architect

    Drove modernization of Business-IT strategy and product portfolio for this $500 million, global non-profit. Led initiatives to modernize legacy systems-of-record and componentize key systems via a Service-Oriented-Architecture.

  9. SYSCO

    Sr. Software Developer

    Responsible for development and maintainance of external-facing corporate websites; Led vendor selection for org-wide document management solution.

  10. BSI Consulting

    Programmer & Technical Consultant

    Led database architecture for a suite of real-time trading systems for a global energy trading organization.

Educa tion

Bachelors Degree, MIS

Baylor University

Focus on Management Information Systems with a minor in International Business and Operations Management.



1996 - 2000

Courses towards Masters, Computer Science & Masters, Library Science

University of Denver

One academic year of coursework completed for each degree.



2006 - 2008

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't let the noise of other opinions drown out your own inner voice.

- Steve Jobs -

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