My name is Taylan Pince, and Kaizen Musings is my little corner of the internet. I tend to use this patch as a way to self-document my various interests, both personal and professional. It’s also a good excuse to write more, which I enjoy as a strategy for thought exploration and personal growth.

Who Am I?

I am a software engineer turned product manager and entrepreneur. I spent the last 20-odd years launching startups from the idea stage and getting them to market. I also launched and grew a digital product agency. I enjoyed the journey and the battle scars that came with it. Most importantly, I got to meet and work with some wonderful people along the way.

I lived in 3 countries so far, and I moved between Europe and North America 4 times. I currently live in sunny Barcelona, Spain with my two daughters and lovely wife. This location appears to be permanent. For now.


I am a naturally curious person, and I tend to deep dive into specific topics over different periods of my life. I try to document these immersions and summarize my learnings as best as I can, mostly for my future self.

Recent deep dives include:

In addition to these, I regularly write about specific topics:

Speaking & Interviews

I used to be afraid of public speaking. Over a decade ago, I took this fear head on and decided to challenge myself. I still get nervous, but I find it’s a good way to balance out my introvert nature. Here is an incomplete list of my past public appearances: