I’m embarking on a new journey, in which I want to make my fellow VP Eng lives easier. If I can spare you of a mistake or two I’ve made, what’s there to lose? :)

I’ve spent the past 5 weeks trying out this career path, and wanted to share…


As an aspiring open business, I’m reporting on my metrics for the first quarter.

A few weeks ago I shared an overview of what I expect the economics of my business to look like. I was aiming at ~13 clients at any given time, expecting to spend 5 hours of…


I launched my side project publicly two weeks ago, and want to recap what happened since then.

Let me say this from the start — there’s very little to celebrate in these 2 weeks. Launches are great, but they are infrequent. What happens between the ‘big bangs’ is not glamorous…


I’m sharing the inner workings of my mentoring business so far.

A month ago I published a post about my new career choice, explaining what is it I want to do. Now is a great time to look back and share the how of my business. I want to be…


haveibeenexpired.com landing page

I’m launching haveibeenexpired.com publicly! This is a short tour of the app itself, its inner workings, and some ideas for the future.

A two-months long journey is coming to the point where what I’ve built needs to be kicked out of the door. I described my experiences working on this…


Green sprouts

I’m turning my side project into a small application, applying product-led growth oriented tactics.

In the previous post I spoke about tracking user behavior. I built a single page website which checks SSL certificates for expiration.

Over the past few weeks I decided to take haveibeenexpired.com to the next stage…


In the previous post I explained a bit about my side project. I want to help people avoid surprising expirations of their SSL certificates. While at it, I hope to learn a bit about building a helpful website, and perhaps more.

A quick recap — I created a website that…


Recently I got a lot of free time on my hands (more about this in a later post). I decided to dedicate some of my time to a side project that will keep me occupied, but more importantly — will help me learn things I wanted to learn for a…

Anton Drukh

Mentoring VP Engineering folks. Previously VP Engineering and GM Israel at Snyk.

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