- Software Developer -> Lead Developer -> Solution Architects -> Enterprise Architects -> CIO type of roles
- Software Developer -> Development Lead -> Project Lead -> Enterprise Programme Lead -> General Management
- Consulting Intern with KPMG/Deloitte/Accenture ..etc -> Management Consultants -> General Management
- Software Developer ->Entrepreneur
Or you could be like me, a development contractor pretty much from the day I left university and still banging out code 30 years later and approaching retirement!