James BirchlerI’m an engineering and product development leader, advisor, and coach. I’m currently VP of Engineering at Caffeine.tv.  I was previously VP of Engineering at IMVU where I implemented Lean Startup methodologies alongside Eric Ries and the early IMVU team. More recently, I was VP of Engineering at SmugMug, and prior to that, VP of Engineering at iCracked. My leadership style is based in mindfulness and nonviolent communication. You can find more about my professional experience here.