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Me, My CTO & I

CTO Academy bring you the tech podcast with a difference and a quiz!

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Me, My CTO & I ... S2E3 Managing the journey from Seed to Series C
You can't keep a good podcast down as "Me, My CTO & I" returns for another absorbing mix of tech talk, tech quiz and tech research.Sanjay's fireside chat is with Victor Kabdebon as they walk through the funding journey from Seed to Round C through the eyes of a CTO founder.  What are the expectations? What prep is needed? What changes with each new round and now you have the money .... what next?We host another round of our tech leaders quiz ... "You Really, Really Need To Get Out More" as we see another heavyweight contest between Manchester and Madrid.We wrap this latest smorgasboard of tech fun and insight with the results of two recent surveys that asked global tech leaders ... "What's the message you don't want to receive first thing in the morning?" and "What's your go-to snack in a crisis?"With thanks as ever to our wonderful sponsors at RP Analytics.
56:33 4/3/24
Me, My CTO & I ... S2E2 How 1 introvert acquired 60,000 subscribers
"Me, My CTO & I" is back with more tech leadership insight, wisdom and bonhomie. Sanjay's fireside chat is with Luca Rossi, Founder of the ReFactoring newsletter that's raced from a standing start to 60,000 subscribers. What's the magic behind his success? Our world famous tech leaders quiz ... "You Really Need To Get Out More" ... brings together a battle of London based tech leaders. And we see off the beast that is .... ChatGPT .... in a David vs Goliath victory for the little man and woman. All of this mayhem and fun comes to you courtesy of our wonderful sponsors at RP Analytics - for all your data professional recruitment needs.
53:44 2/2/24
Me, My CTO & I ... S2E1 Trial By Fire - The First Time CTO
Me, My CTO & I returns for a 2nd season of technology leadership insight, quiz mayhem and a limerick or two.Sanjay's fireside chat is with Joseph Drambarean, CPO/CTO at Trovata.ai who talks about his experiences as a first time CTO. In this fascinating discussion he talks us through a challenging journey of building something from nothing where his job title should have been Head of Psychology. Now on reflection, he works hard on leading the way he wanted to be led.Elsewhere we host an all european clash in our tech leaders quiz and Andrew tests his limerick writing skills against ChatGPT.All of this courtesy of our brand new sponsors, RP Analytics - Creating the largest data talent network in the UK.Note of thanks to our wonderful guests;Joseph Drambarean, Trovata, USARenata Muru, Rush Street Interactive, EstoniaSatya van Heummen, Altruisiq, NetherlandsIf you like what we dothen do the right thingand subscribe"Me, My CTO & I" is available on all your favourite podcast channels.Find out more about CTO Academy; https://cto.academy/
60:44 12/19/23
Me, My CTO & I ... #6 What 10000 techies taught 1 non-techie
We conclude Season 1 with a little self indulgence and a stonkingly successful tech leaders quiz .... Hosts Andrew Weaver and Sanjay Mistry walk us through their own fireside chat as Andrew unwraps part of the CTO Academy journey and what it feels like to be a non-techie in a sea of techies. We start with the aforementioned quiz action before taking a look at the tech scene in sunny Madrid. All in all a fine way to wrap up Season 1 as we prepare to take a summer break and return with a bigger, bolder and braver Season 2. Note of thanks for our fine guests; Stephen Morris, Fractional CTO, UK Andrew Smith, CTO, Prismea, CTO If you like what we do then do the right thing and subscribe "Me, My CTO & I" is available on all your favourite podcast channels. Find out more about CTO Academy; https://cto.academy/
47:34 7/31/23
Me, My CTO & I ... #5 The Risks of Building an AI Strategy on Sand
The CTO Academy podcast returns with a unique mixture of tech leadership insight, irreverence and a quiz that shows no signs of taking off. Hosts Andrew Weaver and Sanjay Mistry take a wry look at the CTO role with Episode 5 anchored by a fireside chat with Simon Harrison, a UK based accountant with a passion for Data Analytics and a fascinating perspective around what data is telling you about your business and the journey to AI.The world's favourite Tech Leaders Quiz is a US/Canadian battle before we conclude with "Around The Tech World in 80 Seconds" and shining a spotlight onto a small but perfectly formed Dutch tech centre. Almost certainly the most fun you can have with 60 minutes of your time. Note of thanks for our wonderful guests; Simon Harrison, Select Distinct, UK Bob Bernard, Altalink, Canada Jonathan Spooner, Loyal Foundry, USA Martin de Boer, Consumentenbong, The Netherlands If you like what we do then do the right thing and subscribe "Me, My CTO & I" is available on all your favourite podcast channels. Find out more about CTO Academy; https://cto.academy/
56:51 7/14/23
Me, My CTO & I ... #4 CTOs and the Art of Persuasion
The CTO Academy podcast is back with a mixture of insight, quiz time and a brief taste of Samba.Hosts Andrew Weaver and Sanjay Mistry take a fun look at the role of the Chief Technology Officer with Episode 4 anchored by a fireside chat with Matthew O'Keefe, Vice President, Database Engineering at Oracle who talks with passion about the importance of persuasion in the CTO role.We have a US/UK clash in the World's First and certainly most popular Tech Leaders Quiz before we cast a spotlight on the dynamic Brazilian city of Sao Paulo with "Around The Tech World in 80 Seconds" This is likely to be the most enjoyable 60 minutes of your day.Note of thanks for our wonderful guests;Matthew O'Keefe, OraclePaul Clegg, Rail DiarySandeep Dutta, BarclaysJuliana Chahoud, StoneIf you like what we do then do the right thing and subscribe"Me, My CTO & I" is available on all your favourite podcast channels. Find out more about CTO Academy; https://cto.academy/
62:09 6/6/23
Me, My CTO & I ... #3 How to Trigger Conversations
CTO Academy brings you the tech podcast with a difference and a quiz.Hosts Andrew Weaver and Sanjay Mistry take a high energy look at the role of the Chief Technology Officer with Episode 3 anchored by a fireside chat with Georgie Nigthingall, Founder of Trigger Conversations, who talks about how to negotiate small talk and get the most from your each and every professional conversation.We host the latest edition of the world's first tech leaders quiz ...."You Need To Get Out More"Cast a spotlight on the Cape Town tech community with "Around The Tech World in 80 Seconds" This could be the most enjoyable 50 minutes of your day.Note of thanks for our wonderful guests;Georgie Nightingall, Founder Trigger ConversationsAndrew Ryan, CTO, IntuetyChuck Hardy, Head of Engineering, SalesroomByron Rode, CTO, Yebo Fresh If you like what we do then do the right thing and subscribe"Me, My CTO & I" is also available on your favourite podcast channels. Find out more about CTO Academy; https://cto.academy/
48:44 4/18/23
Me, My CTO & I ... #2 What a CEO wants from the CTO
We made it to Episode 2 and an action packed 45 minutes to leadership fun and insight.Sanjay's fireside chat is with Julian Costley as they unpack the CEO:CTO dynamic.Julian is a highly experienced executive having been CEO at enterprise and startup level, alongside his ownership of various businesses including most recently a publishing company. He is an NED on multiple boards and a mentor at London Business School so, needless to say, he's got a lot of experience of working with CTOs.Our tech leaders quiz was fun, if not high scoring and we're joined by Freddy from Medellin for the latest in our series of "Around the tech world in 80 seconds".with special thanks to our guestsJulian Costley, Publisher, UKBianca Glasner, Head of Engineering, AustriaMorgan Davies, Head of Engineering, UKFreddy Rincones and the city of MedellinIf you like what we dothen do the right thingand subscribe"Me, My CTO & I" is available on all your favourite podcast channels.Find out more about CTO Academy; https://cto.academy/
45:46 2/28/23
Me, My CTO & I ... #1 From the Dining Table to the IPO
CTO Academy brings you the tech podcast with a difference and a quiz.Hosts Andrew Weaver and Sanjay Mistry take a high energy look at the role of the Chief Technology Officer with Episode 1 anchored by a fireside chat with David Kavanagh, ex Global CTO at Purple Bricks who gives us some very personal insight about his journey as Global CTO with a company that went from the kitchen table to a $1.5 bn IPO.We launch the world's first ever CTO quiz .... "You Need To Get Out More" and;Cast a spotlight on the Manchester tech community with "Around The Tech World in 80 Seconds" An action packed 45 minutes that explores and celebrates the CTO role. Note of thanks for our wonderful first guests;David Kavanagh, ex Global CTO at Purple BricksBeata Green, CTO at InHealth IntelligenceSteve van Niekerk, CTO at ProQuo AIAmy Newton, Festival Director, Manchester Tech Festival
41:41 1/30/23