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So it’s been 6 mo since I left the firm for industry...CTO at a small IT Service Provider now. I’m glad I did Big 4 Consulting, but for real best move I’ve ever made! getting used to regular hours!!

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Not understanding the salt in this thread. Great job OP!

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Yet still using fb ?

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First time in a long time, thought I’d check in. I’m glad I was in for a bit....now I’m glad I’m out lol!

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Hey OP any chance we can chat offline? Need help making a transition to industry

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Asking the required question: how did the CTO opportunity come up for you?

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P4, sure jp4750@yahoo.com happy to help if I can

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Thanks OP. Love the “Former pwc op” title

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Cool?

How many years at PwC / consulting before you left?

No salt. Just looking to exit myself 🙂

Thanks all 😊 So I was looking to exit as my wife got pregnant with kiddo #2... we made it work with 1 but 2... yeah no. I started looking locally for things and a local recruiter called me in, we talked and I have her my background and wants, but I knew it’d likely be a waste of time. I asked her “really how often are you coming across these levels of positions”, and she said a couple times a year but rarely. Seriously 2 weeks later she called me and said “hey, this might be surprising but I just came across something with your name on it!”. I had searched for a few months, intensely. Found some things close but not close enough, then bam!

So it was a combination of months of looking, and sheer luck. I was only at PwC for 2 years, but had 15 years in IT before, both at Service Providers and corporate IT.

Ha, yeah I actually don’t know how he knows that now. I haven’t logged out of the app

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