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Discussion: The role of a CTO in a rapidly growing startup

SAT 21.9.
11:00 - 11:30
T3 Coupé tram

The role of a CTO changes dramatically as the company grows. You might start as a technical founder spending most of your time writing code, but soon your will realize you need to shift your focus from building a product to building a team and that requires a completely different skills and mindset. During this discussion, Daniel will share his experiences as a technical founder and CTO of productboard from early stages all the way to leading a team of over 50 people. 

Daniel Hejl

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Founder & CTO @ ProductBoard

Daniel is the co-founder and CTO of productboard, Inc., the leading product management system that enables product teams to get the right products to market faster. Over 2000 modern, customer-driven companies – like Zendesk, Twilio, and Envoy – use productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around an objective-driven roadmap. With offices in San Francisco and Prague, productboard is backed by leading venture capitalists including Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, and Credo Ventures. Prior to productboard, Daniel was the Senior Software Developer at Trumaker. He lives in Prague, Czech Republic.