S20:E3 - How to think like a CTO (Joel Beasley)
In this episode, we talk about how to think like a CTO with Joel Beasley, author of Modern CTO, and host of the Modern CTO podcast. Joel talks about getting hit by a car when he was younger and using that rehabilitation period to learn how to code, selling his first technology at the age of 18 for one million dollars, and what he’s learned from interviewing so many CTO’s.
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- New Relic (sponsor)
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- Stellar (sponsor)
- Bright Data (sponsor)
- Modern CTO
- Become an above average person - Jim Rohn
Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness. Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist with clients from Startups up to Billion dollar companies. Joel maintains majority ownership of a highly selective App Development Firm Logic17. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.