Jason and I are worlds apart when it comes to technology.
It’s embedded in his DNA.
I struggle to get through the instruction manual.
If you corner my colleague in a pub, after a particularly stressful day at the CTO Academy coalface, he will probably give you chapter and verse about the frustrations of working with a non-technologist co-founder and yet, our yin and yang works.
That’s not always the case, as we know from many of the mentoring conversations we have. It can be a source of considerable working frustration and potential career blockage.
It’s such a recurring theme that we’re dedicating our next Tuesday webinar to the subject.
This week, researchers at Google said that they had achieved the milestone of using a quantum computer to outpace the world’s fastest traditional computer. For many observers it was surprising how fast we got here.
Quantum might be a tech trend on a slow boil, but it’s worth watching given its potential to fundamentally disrupt how we do computing.
CB Insights have provided an explainer if entanglement and quits are new to you.
9 Topics You Need To Master To Become An Effective CTO (or other Tech Leader)
We had some gremlins interfere with our debut live webinar this week, the first tropical storm in living memory to affect residents of Wimbledon, South West London. Enough to bring down the internet connection of my colleague and co-founder so apologies to those of you who joined us.
We subsequently recorded the webinar, which is now available for your delectation here
Next Tuesday Webinar:
How To Deal With A Non-Technologist CEO
A topic that comes up quite regularly with some of our mentees. “How to deal with/negotiate/tolerate [*delete as required] a non-technologist CEO”
We’d like to hear from you about your own experiences so please join us for this live webinar and/or send in any questions, thoughts you have on the topic.
Webinar : “How to deal with a non-technologist CEO”