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Stephen Brown

Stephen is Highspot's Director of Product and Customer Marketing. Prior to Highspot, he led product marketing teams at Smartsheet and Microsoft. His current mission is to help millions of users understand how Highspot can help them land the value of their products and services with their own customers. Stephen earned his bachelor's degree in marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough's School of Business and an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Participate in a Hackathon

reasons to do a hackathon

For an entire day, dozens of my colleagues and I came into work and didn’t do our jobs. None of us got fired. Rather, it was arguably one of the most productive and eye-opening days we have had all year. Allow me to explain.

I lead Highspot’s product marketing team. Typically, I spend my time developing go-to-market strategies, talking with customers, preparing sales teams, creating marketing content — you name it.  On this day, however, I had the opportunity to participate in Highspot’s first annual competitive hackathon.

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