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Top Product and Growth Insights From Reforge's EIRs and OIR's
Top Product and Growth Insights From Reforge's EIRs and OIR's

World class operators tend to move from one role to the next. Unless you are one of the lucky few to work directly with them, the knowledge and insights remains trapped in their heads. We view it as part of the Reforge mission to unlock these earned insights, and pass them to the next generation.

This was part of the reason we created our EIR (Executive In Residence) and OIR (Operator In Residence) program, a rotational part-time program for experienced operators transitioning companies, over a year ago. EIRs and OIR's lead Reforge Programs, sharing their earned insights and giving mid-career professionals an opportunity to learn from the best.

EIRs get the time and space to choose their next endeavor, synthesize their insights, build their personal brand, develop relationships with peers, and a lot more.

We are sad but excited to have to say goodbye and thank you to a set of EIRs - Elena Verna, Bangaly Kaba, Crystal Widjaja, Dor Levi, and OIR's - Anne Lewandowski, Britt Jamison, and Zainab Ghadiyali. Sad, because we've enjoyed spending so much time with them. Excited, because they've found their next big endeavor and can't wait to see it come to life.

The impact of their contributions on Reforge members, the functions of product and growth, and the broader ecosystem will be felt for a long time.

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