Superpowered: 7 leadership superpowers technology executives can use to grow a more engaged, tech-driven, and profitable organization

Michael LaVista is founder and CEO of Caxy Interactive, a Chicago-based software development firm that works with fintech, manufacturing, healthcare, HR tech, higher education, nonprofit, and startup companies to create outcome-based software. Over the past 20 years, Michael has acted as strategic advisor to dozens of CIO, CTOs, and CEOs on the development, evolution, and repair of mission- and business-critical software and so understands those roles as well as the problems and challenges they face.


Worked with author to develop book concept and content strategy that would deliver maximum value to technology executives.

Developmental Editing / Writing

Developed and iterated book concept, which centers on in-depth interviews with 37 technology executives across industries. Distilled their advice into seven “superpowers” and developed author essays expounding on those powers.

Project management

Manage copy editor,  art direct book cover and book interior design,  engage expert for assistance with indie publishing tasks, secure permissions, and more.


Create back cover copy including author bio.

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