- Insider's Take
David Ulevitch doesn’t purport to be a lawyer or an HR expert, but as a serial start-up entrepreneur, he has suffered the disappointment of having to lay off faultless employees. In this detailed playbook for managing layoffs, Ulevitch empathizes with firms that must let people go in order to survive and with leaders tagged to deliver the bad news. Rightly though, he reserves most of his compassion for affected employees; especially those let go in a time of crisis and few available jobs.
About the Author
David Ulevitch is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where he focuses on enterprise and SaaS investments. He is the founder and former CEO of enterprise security company OpenDNS (which Cisco acquired) and founder of EveryDNS, an authoritative domain name service.