Chris Hinkle on Learning Project Finance for Product Development

In Chapter 9 of 10 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, software engineer Chris Hinkle answers "What Job Skills Are You Working on Right Now to Become Better at Your Job?" After years honing his product design and computer programming skills, Hinkle focuses on learning more about how project financing impacts both startup and corporate product development. Understanding how capital is allocated and budgeted gives Hinkle a better sense of what is required to make a business venture or project initiative worthwhile. Chris Hinkle is a senior software engineer working at Evernote in Silicon Valley. Previously, Hinkle worked at New York City digital agencies HUGE and R/GA in creative director and software engineering roles designing products and developing Internet mobile applications and websites.