Owen is based in New Zealand and has been a tech leader for more than a decade and for 6 years was a chief architect at Xero.
His tech expertise and strategic oversight is helping CTOs and senior leadership teams around the world to achieve growth within a software engineering heavy company.
He also shares our passion that effective leadership and people management are the core skills required to become high impact tech leaders. His focus is to help customers foster a workplace of trust and autonomy that empowers high performance teams.
We’re delighted to add Owen to our network of high impact leadership coaches.
90 Things You Need To Know To Become an Effective CTO
In this post, Jason Noble, Academy’s Chief Technology Officer, explains the design of highly relevant CTO KPIs and shows you how to a) track them and, more importantly, b) use them to improve performance. Now, the odds are that you’re either a CTO in a start-up or fast-growing company or soon to become one. That […]
Price’s law (competence is linear, incompetence is exponential) pertains to the relationship between the literature on a subject and the number of authors in the subject area, stating that half of the publications come from the square root of all contributors. If 100 papers are written by 25 authors, five authors will have contributed 50 […]
I’ve been asked to write a short piece on the impact of confidence in leadership. 1st, how do I keep it short? 2nd, which angle do I start with for this many tentacled topic? Because whether we talk about true confidence, projection, self-doubt and/or the ever present Imposter syndrome, how we deal with these issues […]