One job, many roles. The different skills needed to be a successful CTO - madewithlove


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Which skills does a CTO need in a growing company? Every start-up and scale-up needs differently skilled people at the helm in different stages of growth. Finding the perfect CTO can be very hard.
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6 days ago by iyoti
I suspect that many roles, particularly leadership roles, have this type of evolution in a growing company. I've personally experienced this type of path being a CTO for more than 20 years now. The important aspect to me is to regularly inventory what you need to start doing, and more importantly what you need to stop doing. Refactor yourself, and you can make the changes needed.
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7 days ago by thingles
Which skills does a CTO need in a growing company? Every start-up and scale-up needs differently skilled people at the helm in different stages of growth. Finding the perfect CTO can be very hard.
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8 days ago by adamtait
At the start, you need a developer, a hacker,

A good option is to start off with advisors

You need someone with a vision on how to do things and the skills to make it happen.

A lot more weight is given to people management, process and structure, but still, the technical side of things can not be left to the teams alone.
Your ideal CTO now is a visionary, understanding the technical side and the product, specifically within the sector of the company.
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9 days ago by rauschen
Some time ago I came across this article on Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge blog about when founding CEOs need to go. It’s from 2005, but it is…
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10 days ago by jamescampbell
Which skills does a CTO need in a growing company? Every start-up and scale-up needs differently skilled people at the helm in different stages of growth. Finding the perfect CTO can be very hard.
12 days ago by rawland