Staying curious and adaptable with Harpreet Singh


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Shiv our host is in conversation with Harpreet SIngh, CO-founder and co-CEO of Launchale Inc. Harpreet has been associated with conceiving and launching many innovative products that have become a standard among developer community. 

In today's conversation he talks about

  • How he started his career in India and then moved to the US.
  • He emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and self-improvement.
  • He mentions his growth mindset and his habit of reading and taking courses to stay updated.
  • Harpreet acknowledges the challenge of scaling himself as a leader alongside the company.
  • He talks about managing time for both work and personal growth. He highlights the importance of clear communication and context setting to empower his team and free up his time.
  • He also mentions using a prioritization technique where he identifies the top three important tasks for both work and personal life.
  • Harpreet acknowledges the resistance developers often have towards documentation. He discusses how he built his team by looking for individuals who value clear communication and writing skills.
  • He describes how he identified a niche in the developer experience (DevEx) domain. He noticed that even after implementing CI/CD practices, companies weren't seeing the desired benefits quickly enough. This led him to explore how AI and machine learning could improve software delivery pipelines.
  • Launchable's product uses machine learning to predict which tests are likely to fail based on code changes. Launchable is now expanding its offering to include intelligent test failure diagnostics using AI and machine learning.
  • Harpreet acknowledges that coding style can influence the likelihood of errors. Launchable considers this to some extent, but the focus is on broader patterns and historical data to predict test failures.
  • He emphasizes the importance of lifelong learning for personal and professional growth.
  • He also talks about careers in testing and tech in general:


Harpreet is an entrepreneur, innovator, developer, and creative product leader who has dedicated his life to building new solutions for software teams. His latest iteration is Launchable Inc, an AI/ML company to help developers and QA. A seasoned DevOps leader, Harpreet has been building products for developers for the last 25+ years.

Previously, he was GM for Atlassian Bitbucket and VP of Product at CloudBees. At CloudBees he helped create the Jenkins business that scaled to multi-millions in ARR.

He has an MBA from Santa Clara University, an MS in CS from the University of Cincinnati, and a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Pune University, India.