CTO Academy Mission

To enhance the leadership capabilities and career impact of global technology leaders

Senior Management Team

Andrew Weaver - CTO Academy

Andrew Weaver

20+ years of executive level commercial experience in SME and early stage companies across multiple sectors inc. law, tech, travel, leisure and property.

Particular expertise around strategy, sales, funding/finance, M&A, mindset.

Course leader/mentor at London based start up accelerator.

Cranfield MBA.
Jason Noble - CTO Academy

Jason Noble

Tech entrepreneur with extensive board level IT innovation and computer science experience. Has been technical director of software businesses and managed large, complex enterprise projects with successful exits.

Career has been defined driving innovation, strategic & operational planning, training, technical sales and software agile project management.

Richard Weaver

Recruitment professional with 20+ years industry expertise having delivered large technology and business transformation programme teams.

Champion of candidate driven recruitment he is executing a vision to transform the recruitment process by linking user experience to our unique and holistic approach of integrating recruitment with learning and coaching.

Some of our Coaches & Lecturers


Graham Calder

Experienced in many sectors and how to use digital/consumer technology to transform businesses, helping modernizing companies faced with digital disruption.

Executive positions in comms, media, gaming, education, health and sits on advisory boards and panels.

Shaped product and thinking of global platform providers, advised on market dynamics of emerging data economy.
Zoe Fragou - CTO Academy

Zoe Fragou

Zoe is an Organizational Development Leader, Culture Change Agent & Psychologist. She is particularly focused on how to empower an individual to achieve their optimal career goals, specifically by embedding science into our leadership training and career development programmes.

Based in Athens, she has experience in leadership programs, coaching & training, learning & development, and employee-engaging communications that deliver transformative change. She is working on the further development of our popular leadership skills assessments and personalized learning plans.

Sidharth Chugh

Has built up and refined multifaceted technical expertise and business acumen with extensive experience of executive leadership in IT.

Sid takes an innovative and diligent approach to coaching and has spearheaded many integral IT infrastructure, Product Design and Development projects with teams and organizations.

Dave Jones

Extensive experience in CTO/CIO roles leading engineering departments of 150+ staff through periods of extensive growth and change.

Responsible for SaaS products operating at massive scale and led delivery of multiple platform re-architecture projects and major technology integrations.

Genuine care for capability and potential of others, a quick grasp of core issues and singular focus on getting the job done.

Gitte Klitgaard

An agile coach at companies like Spotify, LEGO and IBM and independent since 2013. Her main focus is around communication, implementing psychological safety, responsibility and accountability.

Gitte is authentic and passionate about helping people become themselves to succeed in and away from work.

Also speaker, mentor, and trainer and keynoted on three continents.

Dominik Maximini

Entrepreneur, trainer and Agile Coach helping teams live up to values of Scrum.

Passionate about helping tech leaders to carry the fundamental values of Agile into company environments.

Expert in accelerating innovation by spinning units off bigger corporates, earned him award for “innovative business design”. Author and speaker.

Sanjay Mistry

Skilled in providing expert technical advice on software design and development, from pre-sales consultation through to implementation and launch.

Brings together technical expertise, commercial acumen and stakeholder management to design/implement business strategy, programme management and continuous improvement.

Sarah Power

Sarah believes that drawing on and combining people’s individual strengths is key to success.

She blends developing people with commercial nous and a quest for improving business operations, with 20+ years experience of applying this philosophy to enterprises across software, telecoms, professional services, retail and supply chain sectors.

Lindsay Reid

Was a specialist compliance recruiter placing CEOs, COOs, NEDs and senior Legal, Risk, Compliance, Analytics, AML, Fraud and Financial Crime professionals across the full spectrum of banks and Financial Services firms.

Assisted companies with development and enhancement of control processes to reduce the risks of Market Abuse, specifically insider dealing and misuse of information.

Maurice Woolf

Business leader and General Counsel with over 20 years experience developing in-house legal teams and facilitating growth through M&A, compliance, transformation, risk management.

Currently COO of Freshwave Group, a subsidiary of Digital Colony.

Also a senior executive and investor in telco/cyber security and technology.

Caleb Storkey

Entrepreneur, speaker and consultant in disruptive technologies, change management, marketing, entrepreneurism and leadership.

Co-author of ‘Futureproof – Get Your Business Ready For The Next Disruption’ and ‘How To Really Use Linkedin’.

Has worked with multinationals to disruptive and rapid growth tech startups. Currently Head of Commercial at Smart Separations.

Adrian Wynter

25 years business, tech and management experience in telecoms and IT sectors.

Worked with European Space Agency, international financial management and healthcare businesses, global virtual datacentre services and startups such as Netsource, a pan-European telephony and communications service company.

Helps engineers and managers with personal development and achieving outstanding results.

Transform Your Career Impact

Our mission is simple.

To arm you with the leadership skills required to achieve the career impact you want, and the strategic competitive advantage your company needs.