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The 7 Types of a CTO

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Ever heard the term "CTO" and wondered what it actually means? In the wild world of startups, the role can be a bit of a mystery. 

In this episode, we're joined by Adelina Chalmers, also known as the "Geek Whisperer." Buckle up as we dissect the ever-evolving role of a startup CTO. We'll crack open the code on how CTOs can translate techie jargon into investor gold, and explore the crucial (but often overlooked) skill of self-awareness for these tech titans.

This episode is packed with insights to help you:

  • Understand the evolving role of a startup CTO
  • Identify your ideal CTO strengths and weaknesses
  • Align technology with your business goals for success
  • Overcome common CTO challenges and avoid burnout

Don't miss this essential guide for anyone navigating the exciting, and often messy, world of CTO roles!



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Highlighted Discussion Points

  • CTO roles in startups, evolution, and responsibilities. 0:33
  • CTO roles and responsibilities in startups, with a focus on self-awareness and understanding one's strengths and weakness. 6:03
  • Different types of CTO roles, including technical visionary, business strategist, and more. 14:33
  • CTO roles, sales, and marketing in tech companies. 20:28
  • Importance of understanding customer needs for software development and business success. 25:02
  • CTO roles, challenges, and strategies for success. 30:39


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