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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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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: 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. She is also the podcast host for Data Viz Today , as well as an independent information design consultant. Portland, Ore. Portland, Ore.-based

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Cognitio: Strategic Consulting And Engineering To Improve Results

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The technology insights and context of CTOvision are brought to you by Cognitio. Cognitio is a strategic consulting and engineering firm established and managed by a team of former senior technology executives from the U.S. Commercial clients can contact us for easy contracting options. Intelligence Community.

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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. Sarah Gavin is now head of the Google cloud storytelling engine.

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

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Appen Photo) — Saty Bahadur is now chief technology officer at Appen, a publicly traded IT services and consulting company that provides training data for artificial intelligence systems. Bahadur was previously chief technology officer at freelancing platform Upwork and a general manager for Alexa at Amazon.

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Uncommon Thinkers: MagniX CTO Riona Armesmith geeks out over electric aviation

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MagniX’s chief technology officer, Riona Armesmith, works on electric propulsion systems like the one in the background at the company’s headquarters in Everett, Wash. “Cabin noise is drastically reduced as a result of not having a [gas-fueled] engine on the front of this thing. I like electronics.