Keith Markfield is a software architect and developer. He is currently part of a software and innovation incubator that uses new and existing IP and resources to nurture startups from creation to exit. Previously, Keith was part of a small team at a healthcare company that exited in 2009. After the acquisition, he remained with the company and managed a team of software developers for several years. Spending time in nimble startup and corporate worlds have given Keith a broad range of experience in workplace culture. He is also a cofounder of SharedInbox, a Slack app that lets you send and receive emails directly from your Slack workspace.
Keith's personality gives him the role of playing the devil's advocate, something that he enjoys. This is crucial to the world of startups to help map out priorities in moving toward MVP and beyond. Learning and experimentation never stop in the software world, as technologies are ever-evolving. Staying up to date and knowing which tools are the right ones for the job is vital.