Despite being perfect clients on paper – they had even signed letters of intent (LOIs) to use the platform – the individuals couldn’t grasp what OMX was doing and attacked the company for it. The work that CTO Timothy Quinn’s team put in on multiple features leading up to that meeting basically became redundant.
“They just knocked on everything,” Verkindt said.
Far from retreating and accepting defeat, Verkindt and Quinn “went back to work, after [licking] all your wounds”. Instead of trying to appease the 12 Angry Men, they simply found new customers.