From Andy Rachleff (edited)
If you want to have influence in a software company you have to talk the talk.
To acquire software development skills.
App Academy will put you through an intensive software “boot camp” and help get you hired in exchange for a cut of your first year’s salary.
Quora is a great resource to learn about the new art of growth hacking.
Note: Growth hacking = creating a product that fits into the user's already established behaviour. For instance, it can enhance an existing practice.