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Jeff Schafer

Jeff Schafer
Jeff joined Metisentry in early 2017 as part of our merger with Pantek, which had previously acquired Pencilneck, the custom software firm that Jeff founded and ran for over a decade. His background as a software developer, systems architect, project manager, strategist and entrepreneur position Jeff well for his current role as Metisentry's Chief Revenue Officer. In his capacity as CRO he is responsible for attracting, identifying and building collaborative relationships with partners seeking to transform their businesses through the effective application and management of custom, cloud-based software solutions.
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Recent Posts

10 SaaS Attributes Users Love

by Jeff Schafer | January 18, 2019

If you’d like to ensure your application exceeds your user’s expectations, there are certain attributes you should consider implementing. Through our years of experience, we’ve been able to identify what these attributes are. Keep reading to...

Keep SaaS maintenance on track with these six tips

by Jeff Schafer | October 22, 2018

One of the traps a SaaS team can fall into is taking the time immediately following a launch or major release as a time to recuperate from the big push. Doing this is like taking your foot off the gas and your hands of the wheel just as you reach...

Quality Saas ux is critical for success

by Jeff Schafer | October 17, 2018

Back in the days before social media, brands were largely in control of how they were perceived by the masses. Sure, there was the occasional SNAFU that warranted news coverage, but even then, individual consumers had no platform on which to...

Three key attributes of successful SaaS platforms

by Jeff Schafer | October 12, 2018

The majority of SaaS platform failures can be attributed to problems in three fundamental areas. Often, a deficiency, or even complete lack of product management is the culprit. In other instances, product management is there, but  product...

Building a “high speed” SaaS team

by Jeff Schafer | October 04, 2018

In the armed forces “high speed” refers to a person or group that is capable, prepared and fully dedicated to the mission. While it’s not a term you’re likely to hear in your next code review, the definition does a good job of describing the...

5 things to look for in a SaaS development team

by Jeff Schafer | September 24, 2018

If I had to pick the biggest challenge that companies large and small face when it comes to building a SaaS development team, it would be that they simply don’t know what to look for. This is especially true when the organization in question’s...

8 Tools to power your SaaS startup

by Jeff Schafer | September 14, 2018

Which tools a SaaS startup chooses can have a meaningful impact on key success factors like product-market fit and time-to-market. And with every startup looking for an edge in those key areas, it's not surprising that I'm often asked which tools...

BossNine Acquires Metisentry's Linux Support Offering

by Jeff Schafer | August 30, 2018

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce an exciting change at Metisentry. As of September 1, 2018, BossNine Technologies of Massachusetts has acquired the Linux Support team, previously known as “Pantek.” The Pantek team, a 20+ year...

Metisentry earns prestigious Weatherhead 100 award

by Jeff Schafer | November 20, 2017

Metisentry is proud to announce that it has been selected as a repeat Upstart winner of the Weatherhead 100 Award. This prize recognizes an elite group of businesses and organizations that are paving the way in the areas of leadership, revenue...

Metisentry Named 2017 Business Growth Honoree

by Jeff Schafer | September 15, 2017

Metisentry has been named as a 2017 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award Honoree. This is our third year in a row and fourth time overall receiving this honor. We are among 44 honorees this year.