Michele Hansen


Michele Hansen is the co-founder of Geocodio, co-host of the Software Social podcast and author of Deploy Empathy.

Talking Points

On Software Social

  • Why start the pod?
  • How has it helped you and your business?
  • Is it just fun?
  • Future plans?

On Deploy Empathy

  • Why write a book?
  • What's it about?
  • What would you like people to take away from reading the book?

On mental health as a founder

  • Working through burnout / depression
  • Things you've found has helped
  • Do founders and indie hackers need to take more breaks?


  • Book
  • Podcast
  • Indie Hacker


  • Geocodio founded as a side project in 2014
    • Converts adresses to coordinates, coordinates to addresses
  • Went full time in 2017, husband went full time in 2018
  • Simple file upload October