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Startup CTO or Developer

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What does it mean to be a CTO for a startup? Should a startup CTO spend their time programming? The role of a CTO varies as the company matures. Here’s a graphic from Socal CTO that illustrates the roles as they change over time: In its earliest days, a startup’s top need is often to produce a product.

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Tech Moves: UiPath CTO lands at Talkdesk; Elastic hires AWS vet; ex-Redfin leaders join LLM startup

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(Talkdesk Photo) — Munil Shah , a former engineering leader at UiPath who previously spent 23 years at Microsoft, has joined San Francisco startup Talkdesk as chief technology officer. Shah, based in Seattle, was most recently a CTO at UiPath, the robotic process automation software giant. million investment round.

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Tech Moves: Salesforce-backed Oleria hires CTO; Microsoft vet joins Lyra Health; and more

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Oleria’s new CTO Siva Garudayagari. Oleria Photo) — Salesforce-backed cybersecurity startup Oleria hired Siva Garudayagari as its chief technology officer. Grady Williams is joining Seattle autonomous all-terrain vehicle startup Overland AI as one of its first few engineers.

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Tech Moves: Ex-Glassdoor CTO will lead Auth0 engineering; Flyhomes hires CRO; and more

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based identify authentication software company Auth0 named former Glassdoor CTO Bhawna Singh as SVP of engineering. She will be responsible for Auth0’s various platforms and oversee the software engineering, data and machine learning teams. He will join AI2 full-time and become an emeritus professor at UW.

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Tech Moves: Hootsuite hires CTO; Cascadia Capital CEO moves to Austin; and more

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-based social media management platform Hootsuite hired Antonis Papatsaras as its new chief technology officer. Papatsaras was previously chief technology officer of the contract lifecycle management product suite at Docusign. He has more than 25 years of computer science and software engineering experience.

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Tech Moves: Expedia taps execs to run new divisions; Bumble hires Microsoft vet as CTO

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Expedia Photos) — Expedia Group hired two longtime leaders to run new operating divisions within the Seattle-based travel giant. Leblond previously spent 25 years at Microsoft leading various engineering teams working on Windows, Office, and other products. Alfonso Paredes (left) and Greg Schulze. He joined audio giant Sonos in 2014.

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Tech Moves: Appen lands ex-Upwork CTO; DocuSign hires former Amazon GM

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He also spent ten years at Intel in engineering and management roles. Gennev Photos) – — Gennev , a virtual healthcare company for women in menopause, hired three new leaders. Penny Allen joins as vice president of product and engineering. Sydney, Australia-based Appen has about 2,000 employees worldwide and its U.S.