Outpace Coach

Andrew Hapke

Coach Bio

Andrew coaches leaders in technology to take their careers and companies to the next level. Before he became an executive coach he spent 15 years building products and leading teams at American Express, Etsy, and Splice. Having been a start-up founder, a product leader and a mentor to technology executives, he has worked at the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology and social impact for his whole career. Andrew received his MBA from Yale, and his undergraduate business degree from Villanova. When he is not coaching, he likes to surf, garden, cook.

Career Highlights
  • Principal Coach, Hone
  • Head Coach, Product Marketing Alliance
  • Head of Product Marketing, Creative Market
  • Director of Product Marketing, Splice
  • Product Marketing Lead, Etsy
  • Digital Marketing and Strategy, American Express
Company Experience
  • Hone
  • Product Marketing Alliance
  • Creative Market
  • Splice
  • Etsy
  • American Express

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I was blown away by the results! I was able to see the outcome of leveling up week-over-week. The Outpace Guided Sprint is more impactful than results from the purely Socratic method used in coaching elsewhere.

Monil Shah
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It was invaluable for me to get another perspective on my approaches & challenges and exchange ideas to come to an outcome together with my coach.

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Access to content and coaching allowed me to level up from focusing on implementation, to being able to contribute to the company's overall product strategy.

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“The in-depth analysis Outpace performed on my approach to product coupled with live 1-1 discussions was a powerful combination that really unlocked massive personal growth. Shortly after the program I was promoted from IC to manager due in no small part to the insights, guidance and areas of opportunity that my coach was able to surface in our sessions.”

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