Career paths in tech can often feel black and white; start as an intern, and then move from associate, to mid-level, to senior to architect—but what if you aren’t happy no matter how high you go? How do you pivot? Where do you pivot? Is it too late to pivot? What if it’s not just a pivot, but a cliff jump? Technology is one of the few industries that has almost limitless opportunity for growth in any direction, but knowing how to shift directions is a problem many people face. Through anecdotes and fact based research I will articulate effective ways of pivoting or making a complete transition in your tech career.