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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? Exploring new technologies? The role of a CTO varies as the company matures. But hiring a lead developer, or even a VP of Engineering, can create a gap between the founders and the developers. What does the role demand?

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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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Former Microsoft deputy CTO Lila Tretikov joins NEA as head of AI strategy

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NEA Photo) Lila Tretikov , the former deputy chief technology officer at Microsoft, has joined SIlicon Valley investment firm NEA as partner and its new head of AI strategy. She became deputy CTO in 2020. Kristin Brown joined health tech company Kyruus as senior engineering manager. Lila Tretikov.

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White House’s chief technology officer becomes Pentagon’s top techie as well

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White House chief technology officer Michael Kratsios speaks at the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Tech Prom in 2018. White House chief technology officer Michael Kratsios ?— Kratsios will also keep his CTO role in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Tech Moves: Google engineering director Ankur Sinha joins Remitly as CTO

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Ankur Sinha , who spent the past two years as an engineering director at Google, joined remittance company Remitly as its chief technology officer. He also previously spent 12 years at Microsoft in roles including principal software engineering manager and senior director. Remitly went public in September.

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Update from DIA CTO, CIO and Chief Engineer on ICITE and Enterprise Apps

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Analysis CTO DoD and IC Research ApacheHadoop ArcSight Bob Gourley Chief technology officer Defense Intelligence Agency Intelligence Community Matt Carroll Sleepycat' Please sign up today at CTOvision Pro.

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EV startup Canoo loses chief technology officer and two co-founders

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EV startup Canoo is losing three top executives, including its chief technology officer Peter Savagian, as part of an apparent shakeup of its leadership team. Sohel Merchant will replace Savagian as CTO. Image: Canoo. Strickland and Charbonneau did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.

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