Leaving your equity behind – an interview with Basil Botoulas

When you take a new job, there’s always an element of starting again. But when you move from a large organisation to a start-up, this change is perhaps a little more pronounced.

As part of this series speaking to those who’ve just joined start-ups, I want to share this conversation with Basil. In the midst of coronavirus he made the change, leaving behind 15 years at his previous employer. 

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Switching to a start-up – an interview with John Plummer

At a time when a lot of people are looking for job security, it may seem counter intuitive that some are moving from large corporations to join tech-focused start-ups. But as we’ve seen in the last few months, the world is changing and the value of some tech companies (hard to believe now, but once small start-ups) has soared. 

I thought it would be interesting to share a conversation with John Plummer. He’s made the switch to the world of tech, focusing in one of the most advanced areas – quantum cyber security. John talks about the rewarding parts of making this change, as well as the challenges.

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