For the last couple of years, I have been a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at a successful communications company. When I arrived in the role, it was my first time at the C-Suite level. I didn’t really know what to expect so I read, learned and connected with other CTOs to understand the role. I […]
Some people say that college degrees don't matter. I somewhat agree, with one exception.
If you are a non-technical leader trying to start a tech org, it can be difficult. Here is a blueprint.
Data is still the new currency. A few years ago I wrote a blog post about Open Networks and how that impacted the companies that produced consumer generated content (CGC). Fast forward a few years and there are some new players in the data supply chain. Enter the service unicorns. Service companies are ripping one […]
This month, something happened that has never happened to me before.
Finding a job isn’t easy. Finding a job in Austin, a market saturated with tech talent, great weather, lots of small to large companies, is even harder. I recently left a job at a large company and had to spend some time soul searching and finding a place where my particular skill set and product […]
With 4 days left until election day, i have purposefully stayed away from publically stating my feelings on the candidates specifically. . That being said, this is my one and only post about it. These are observations and take what you want from it. – This election is not about what is best for me […]
Data is the new currency. More and more, companies are turning their attention to creating new ways to generate consumer generated content (CGC). If you are successful, you can increase your value to shareholders beyond direct sales numbers. If you look at the biggest CGC networks in the world, you see some familiar names on […]
So often I get requests like “I need this metric.” or “When can we have this report?” Part of the job is enablement and facilitation but there is also the part where you help people to understand the story that is told with the metrics. If you want to be considered a leader in a […]