Kristen is the owner and principal of Night Sky Web Co. (Now exclusively working with the Bust Out team!) Known for building teams, launching products, and leading with vision, she’s at her best when working to distill complex ideas into actionable steps, driving the best outcomes to serve customers, and growing business ideas.
She's an effective team leader, able to build cohesive product and engineering teams, and has a proven track record of attracting and retaining high performers. She thrives on building teams and products.
Previously, she was the head of the API Developer Program at Best Buy and the Director of Product at LeadPages; a co-ambassador of the Twin Cities Geekettes; a founding Board Member of Mpls MadWomen; Co-Organizer of Product Tank Twin Cities; and named one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 40 Under 40.
Kristen is excels at connecting people, building products, and solving problems. If you want to chat about anything: product, running, yoga, reading, mob programming, APIs, TDD, leadership, or building teams, email or tweet her.