Tech Debates London


What every (future) CTO needs to know

Survival tactics for CTOs,
technical leaders,
and those that aspire to
lead technology departments

Mindspace Shoreditch 8th floor lounge
(9 Appold Street, EC2A 2AP)


What every (future) CTO needs to know

Join us on Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM for a lively discussion about survival tactics for CTOs, technical leaders, and those that aspire to lead technology departments. Discussion topics include:

    • Managing technical debt
    • Improving culture, hiring smart and reducing defection risk
    • Forecasting talent demand
    • Understanding the opportunity cost of keeping stable technology vs adopting new technology
    • What to do in the first 90 days of your new job

Felix Laumann

Felix LaumannFelix is CEO of NeuralSpace, an academic research-based startup with links to Imperial College, UCL and ETH Zurich. He has overseen the development of TextSpace, a flexible natural language understanding framework with features such as summarisation, named entity extraction or intent classification and is employable on mobile devices. The strengths of TextSpace lie in rare or low-resource languages such as the Scandinavian languages, Hebrew, Korean or local Indian languages.

Marc Fletcher

Marc Fletcher graduated with a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge and has been a CTO since 2014. Whilst not jumping out of planes he’s particularly passionate about maximising productivity in high performance cross functional technology teams.

Gabriel Cismondi

Gabriel Cismondi used to work on positions of COO, DevOps, Head of DevOps. Gabriel believes in HDD: Happiness Driven Development. Give people a reason to succeed, give them space to thrive, value them and value will flow back to you.

Reserve Your Seat

December 19, 2019

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Mindspace Shoreditch 8th floor lounge (9 Appold Street, EC2A 2AP)