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If you run an engineering organization, connect with and learn from your peers at CTO Connection - the premier community for senior software engineering leaders. Learn from the experiences of successful engineering leaders at fast-growth tech startups.

Whether you want to learn more about hiring, motivating, or managing an engineering team, the CTO Connection podcast is a great resource for learning from your peers!

Our podcast and weekly newsletter provide you with access to hard-won wisdom from top engineering leaders and associated experts. And join our summit series (online or in-person) to share problems and get answers.

Learn more about CTO Connection and their virtual summits at https://www.ctoconnection.com/

CTO Connection Podcast Peter Bell

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

If you run an engineering organization, connect with and learn from your peers at CTO Connection - the premier community for senior software engineering leaders. Learn from the experiences of successful engineering leaders at fast-growth tech startups.

Whether you want to learn more about hiring, motivating, or managing an engineering team, the CTO Connection podcast is a great resource for learning from your peers!

Our podcast and weekly newsletter provide you with access to hard-won wisdom from top engineering leaders and associated experts. And join our summit series (online or in-person) to share problems and get answers.

Learn more about CTO Connection and their virtual summits at https://www.ctoconnection.com/

    Short Byte: Juan Pablo Buriticá 12/17/2020 - learning the craft of engineering management

    Short Byte: Juan Pablo Buriticá 12/17/2020 - learning the craft of engineering management

    JP learned engineering management the hard way - and he’s passionate about helping new engineering leaders to have a better pathway to building their skills. In this Short Byte we look at the differences between being an engineering leader at a startup vs a larger company, how JP learned to become a manager, resources that are now available for engineering leaders and some hints and tips on managing your boss and hiring effectively at a startup.

    • 29 min
    Short Byte: Cat Miller 12/3/20

    Short Byte: Cat Miller 12/3/20

    Culture work is part of a developers job - today I interviewed Cat Miller, VP Engineering at Flatiron Health to ask how they engage their complete engineering team in "culture work" and the benefits they've achieved.

    • 27 min
    Using ML/AI to Analyze Your Log Files with Christian Beedgen

    Using ML/AI to Analyze Your Log Files with Christian Beedgen

    Analytics gleaned from log files are an essential component of any software business. Christian Beedgen, CTO and co-founder of Sumo Logic, felt that to innovate, offering these insights as a service would fill a hole in the marketplace. This week on CTO Connection, Christian shares his experience from lead engineer to CTO and discusses the future of machine learning in analytics.

    • 36 min
    Using Data Science to Deliver Tangible Business Outcomes with Ian Wong

    Using Data Science to Deliver Tangible Business Outcomes with Ian Wong

    Data science is the hot new topic in software but many data scientists haven’t figured out how to think outside of their research to impact business goals. This week on CTO Connection, Ian Wong, co-founder and CTO of Opendoor, discusses his path toward leadership and lists the questions that every data scientist should be asking themselves to measurably impact the business.

    • 44 min
    API-First Companies with Paolo Negri

    API-First Companies with Paolo Negri

    Content Management Systems are notorious for their technical debt. Paolo Negri, co-founder and CTO of Contentful, wants to change all that by helping companies get their API in order. On this week’s episode of CTO Connection, Paolo talked to Peter about creating API-first companies.

    • 36 min
    Globally Distributed Teams vs. Remote Teams with Gustavo Niemeyer

    Globally Distributed Teams vs. Remote Teams with Gustavo Niemeyer

    Having employees work remotely is not necessarily the same as having a globally distributed team. A globally distributed team means that employees can be hired no matter their country or time zone. Gustavo Niemeyer works for a globally distributed company called Canonical. He joins Peter to discuss the benefits and challenges of having teams that span borders.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

23 Ratings

icey502 ,

Valuable Lessons from the Real World

This is a great podcast. The topics are relevant, current, and timely; the guests are genuine people; Peter asks the questions you would want to ask. Highly recommend.

J. Barshop ,

Subscribe and watch your business grow…

It’s obvious Peter puts extraordinary effort into finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world.

Each interview find the perfect balance of diving into the hard and soft skills required to thrive these days. Highly recommend listening and subscribing to CTO Connections if you want a great balance of quality topics and informative discussion.

John DiFini ,

Not Just for CTOs

This podcast provides excellent content not just for CTOs but also for anyone in Technology leadership. One idea for improvement - have more of a conversational format rather than a rigid interview.

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