christine's brain: Why Startups Need Marketing Renaud Teasdale Co-founder and CEO of MyCustomizer, father of 2 little monsters. I like to build things, revolutions, pizza and bicycles. More posts by Renaud Teasdale. Renaud Teasdale 24 Oct 2012 • 1 min read christine's brain: Why Startups Need Marketingchristinetsai: At Pinterest, [...] it's clear that engineering - while important - does not call all the shots. Marketing and design have equal seats at the table.