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MAY 17
9AM - 4PM EST
Virtual Summit

Startup CTO Summit 2023

From Code to Culture: The CTO's Journey

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    Main topics we covered

    • The role of the CTO in defining company strategy
    • Leading and managing technology teams for success
    • Tactics to be a successful CTO
    • Maximizing performance and scalability of tech teams
    • How to balance technical decisions with business goals
    • Creation of a diverse and inclusive engineering culture

    Our speakers:

    8 Top Experts will Give a Talk
    Rachit-Lohani
    Keynote Speaker
    Rachit Lohani
    Chief Technology and Product Officer, SVP (Engineering and Product) at Paylocity
    Dmitriy Stepanov

    Dmitriy Stepanov

    Co-founder and CTO at Glorium Technologies
    Edgar Escobar

    Edgar Escobar

    CTO at Grupo ALTO
    Tanmay Kayande

    Tanmay Kayande

    Ex-CTO, Startup Advisor, and Sr. Enterprise Architect at Google
    Shawn Holmes

    Shawn Holmes

    CTO at Wrapmate
    Sireesha Chilakamarri

    Sireesha Chilakamarri

    CTO at AdMedia
    John Randall Bentley

    John Randall Bentley, II

    CTO & CPO at 10XTS
    Greg Solt

    Greg Solt

    Director Of Technology at DigiKerma
    Murat Ozturan

    Murat Ozturan

    Technical Advisor, ex-CTO of APJ Services at Microsoft

    Host

    Murat Ozturan
    Murat Ozturan
    Technical Advisor, ex-CTO of APJ Services at Microsoft
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    After the sign-up process is completed, you’ll receive an extra bonus from Glorium Technologies: a free e-book.
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    This summit is for:

    CTO’s of tech startups
    CTO’s of tech startups
    Tech and finance professionals
    Professional who want to become a CTO
    Managers of technical teams
    Managers of technical teams

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    Schedule

    MAY 17
    8.55 AM

    Opening by host

    9:00 AM
    Dmitriy Stepanov
    Introductory Speech
    Dmitriy Stepanov, Co-founder and CTO at Glorium Technologies
    9:15 AM
    Rachit Lohani
    How To Be an Effective CTO
    Keynote Speaker Rachit Lohani, Chief Technology and Product Officer, SVP (Engineering and Product) at Paylocity
    • How the CTO role evolves based on the state of the company.
    • Key pillars of the role and how the composition evolves 
    • Rule of 3 and 10, why is it important
    • What can you do to be a successful CTO
    9:45 AM
    John Randall Bentley
    The Product Gap
    John Randall Bentley, II, CTO & CPO at 10XTS
    • Defining the Product
    • Specifying Product Requirements
    • Tacking Assumed Product Features
    • Product Experience and Product Evolution
    10:15 AM
    Sireesha Chilakamarri
    Maximizing Performance and Scalability with Architectural Patterns
    Sireesha Chilakamarri, CTO at AdMedia
    • How to define performance and scalability?
    • Overview of common architecture patterns
    • Case studies
    • Call to Action to encourage the audience to explore architectural patterns and experiment with different approaches
    10:45 AM
    Shawn Holmes
    10x Tactics for the New Engineering Org
    Shawn Holmes, CTO at Wrapmate
    • Priorities & constraints for a successful engineering org have changed.
    • Problems can no longer be solved by throwing money at them.
    • CTOs will be measured by ability to deploy (or adjust to) a profitable org: keeping costs low and value production high.
    • Strategic deployment of capital is no longer enough; CTOs must now have expertise at determining deep investments vs. 80/20 or zero-to-1 solutions on a case-by-case basis.
    • Remainder of presentation: Actual examples that will move the needle for all orgs requiring increased scrutiny.
    11:15 AM
    Coffee break
    11:35 AM
    Tanmay Kayande
    Zen and the Art of Startup Management: How to Say No to Distractions and Focus on What Matters Most
    Tanmay Kayande, CTO at Respond Crisis Translation
    • Introduction
    • Section 1: The Challenges of Startup Management
    • Section 2: Zen and Personal Management
    • Section 3: Zen and Product Management
    • Section 4: Zen and Team Management
    • Conclusion
    12:05 PM
    Greg Solt
    Leading and Managing Technology Teams
    Greg Solt, Director Of Technology at DigiKerma
    • Introduction and Background
    • Scaling Your Team and Technology for Your Organization
    • Learn, Adapt, Focus
    • Plan for the Next Disturbance
    12:35 PM
    Murat Ozturan
    "Why" Is the Toughest of All!
    Murat Ozturan, Technical Advisor, ex-CTO of APJ Services at Microsoft
    • Drinking water from a fire hydrant.
    • Next: …quantum? …AR? …VR? …
    • Patterns, not patents
    • Stay top of the "Why"
    1:05 PM
    Edgar Escobar
    How a CTO Be Part Of the Strategic Decision of Your Organization?
    Edgar Escobar, CTO at Grupo ALTO
    • What are the main (raw) learnings of CTO in the last 10 years
    • What is our current reality in our companies
    • What are some advice you can receive to change the status quo
    1:35 PM 2:35 PM
    Panel Discussion
    The Role of the CTO in Building a High-Performing, Scalable, and Innovative Tech Team
    John Randall Bentley Edgar Escobar Shawn Holmes Murat Ozturan Greg Solt

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    Previous virtual summits feedback:

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    I would highly recommend attending this conference to anyone who is looking to stay ahead of the curve in healthcare technology and I look forward to the next edition of this conference.
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    Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes
    Chief Executive Officer at Softhread, Founder CEO at Institute for Science
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    I enjoyed sharing a practical approach for Brokers throughout the country to begin thinking about implementing in their business.
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    Bobby Bryant
    Founder/CEO at Ask DOSS
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    Overall, I would highly recommend this summit to anyone looking to learn more about the latest technologies and best practices in the industry. It was an excellent opportunity to network and learn from the best minds in the industry.
    Boaz Brudner
    Boaz Brudner
    Head Innovyze SaaS Engineering, AI and Chief Architect at Autodesk
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    I was thoroughly impressed with the level of expertise and professionalism displayed throughout the sessions. The presentation was informative, and engaging, and provided valuable insights into the industry.
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    Reza Rahimi
    Senior Engineering Manager at Dropbox - ML/AI Products
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    Questions You May Have

    What is the entry fee for the summit?

    4.8/5 (23 votes)

    The summit is absolutely free to watch. We hope that you get some really great value from the content!

    I can’t join the summit, will there be a replay available?

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    Yes, the summit records will be available on demand for anyone who is registered for the summit.

    Do I have to be a Glorium Technologies customer to register for the summit?

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    No. The content of the summit can help any business related with startups and is available to everyone.

    How will I get access to the Startup CTO Summit 2023 after the registration?

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    After the registration, you will receive an email with a link that is specific to you. The summit will be available on that link.

    What is the time Startup CTO Summit 2023?

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    The virtual summit takes place on Wednesday, May 17 from 8.45 am to 4.00 pm EST.

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    I was thoroughly impressed with the level of expertise and professionalism displayed throughout the sessions. The presentation was informative and engaging and provided valuable insights into the industry.
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    Reza Rahimi
    Senior Engineering Manager at Dropbox - ML/AI Products
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    It was a pleasure presenting at the Glorium virtual summit and a great experience! The meeting was well-organized and included various talks from industry professionals about SaaS, AI, and Big Data. My presentation focused on how to speed up the development of large-scale SaaS systems and was well-received by the audience. I truly enjoyed all the presentations and the perspectives of the other presenters, which were all on point!

    The summit really showcased the latest technologies and best practices in the industry. It was great to hear from experienced professionals with their unique perspectives on the topics.

    Overall, I highly recommend this summit to anyone looking to learn more about the industry’s latest technologies and best practices. It was an excellent opportunity to network and learn from the best minds in the industry.

    I am looking forward to attending your summits in the future!

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    Boaz Brudner
    Head Innovyze SaaS Engineering, AI and Chief Architect at Autodesk
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    As the world rapidly advances in technology, the healthcare industry must keep pace and understand how these advancements can impact and shape various disciplines. The Glorium Technology Conference 2022 provided a platform for experts and thought leaders in the healthcare industry to come together and discuss the latest trends and advancements in technology that are shaping the future of healthcare.

    The conference was a phenomenal success, with a trendsetting agenda that covered a broad range of topics related to healthcare technology. The conference provided insights into how technology changes healthcare delivery, the latest trends, and innovative solutions that can improve patient outcomes.

    One of the conference’s highlights was the lineup of phenomenal keynote speakers who brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the stage. These speakers shared their unique perspectives on the future of healthcare and how technology plays a crucial role in shaping it. Their thought-provoking insights sparked interactive discussions among attendees, enhancing the conference experience.

    In addition to the keynote presentations, the conference also featured panel discussions and networking opportunities. Attendees had the opportunity to engage with healthcare professionals, technology experts, and industry leaders worldwide, providing invaluable collaboration and knowledge-sharing opportunities.

    In conclusion, the Glorium Technology Conference 2022 was an invaluable experience for anyone interested in how technology is changing the healthcare industry. The conference provided a comprehensive overview of the latest trends and advancements in technology and showcased how these advancements are improving patient outcomes and transforming healthcare delivery. I recommend attending this conference to anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve in healthcare technology. I look forward to the next edition of this conference.

    Ingrid Vasiliu Feltes
    Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes
    Chief Executive Officer at Softhread, Founder CEO at Institute for Science
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    I believe Glorium Technologies has an awesome platform to keep real estate agents, brokerages, and developers (tech) connected about the technological advancements industry. I enjoyed sharing a practical approach for Brokers throughout the country to begin thinking about implementing in their business. Thank you, Glorium Technologies!
    Bobby Bryant
    Bobby Bryant
    Founder/CEO at Ask DOSS
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    Rachit Lohani

    Rachit Lohani
    Chief Technology and Product Officer, SVP (Engineering and Product) at Paylocity
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    CTO of a $10B public company running a successful product with a team of love 1500 people growing at 30% + Ran engineering for Atlassian and helped them scale the offering for Jira, confluence and trello. Led the knowledge engineering revolution at Intuit to make Turbotax smarter. Helped scale netflix's engineering and infra.

    Greg Solt

    Greg Solt
    Director Of Technology at DigiKerma

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    Greg worked in technology for almost twenty years for companies like IBM, United Parcel Service, and Sun Microsystems. He has over ten years of experience in distributed systems and solution architecture. Through effective data collection and system analysis, Greg has proven his expertise in identifying areas for improvement to design and implement project teams to improve overall technical performance.

    Helen Johnson

    Helen Johnson
    CTO at COMPLY

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    Executive leader of transformation; focused on partnerships that drive technical innovation, encourage and create collaboration opportunities, and facilitate change throughout an organization. Technical leader in application and data-driven development in financial services. Successful goal-driven collaborator in leading strategy, innovation, and development for large, global corporations including AIG, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, FactSet, RBS and COMPLY.

    Edgar Escobar

    Edgar Escobar
    CTO at Grupo ALTO

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    Edgar has practical experience within multiple industries within the North-Central and South American business as well as practical Experience with the European Market. This includes experience in Risk Management, Data Management, and IT Solutions within the Banking, Logistics, Communications, Retail, and services industries at different levels including an analytical, strategic, technical, operational Data Governance and Officer of Security level. His experience consists of developing analytical, technological, data teams and solutions along with sustainable product solutions

    Jahn Karsybaev

    Jahn Karsybaev
    Managing Partner at Big Sky Capital VC

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    Jahn Karsybaev is a Technology Executive who has led IT teams for Fortune 500 companies. He is currently a Managing Partner at Big Sky Capital – a Venture Capital firm that invests in enterprise SaaS in emerging markets. Previously, Jahn held executive technology roles as a CIO, CTO for companies as Ultimate Software and Citrix to name a few. Jahn is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. He is an Official Member of the Forbes Technology Council and Board Member of First Gen Harvard Alumni.

    Shawn Holmes

    Shawn Holmes
    CTO at Wrapmate

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    Shawn Holmes is a technology professional with over 27 years of experience in the industry, having spent 17 years focused on web application development. He wrote his first program at just 11 years old, sparking his lifelong passion for programming. Shawn's reputation as a "10x developer" was well-established for his exceptional productivity and expertise, which allowed him to deliver solutions across various verticals, including Food/Restaurant, Sports/Entertainment, Government/Education, Healthcare, Real Estate, Finance, Security, and Automotive. After years of hands-on development work, Shawn transitioned into a leadership role, leveraging his extensive knowledge and expertise to lead and manage development teams. For the past 10 years, he has been building and leading teams to success. Shawn is passionate about fostering productive, efficient, and happy development teams while also striving to eliminate customer pain at scale.

    Tanmay Kayande

    Tanmay Kayande
    Ex-CTO, Startup Advisor, and Sr. Enterprise Architect at Google
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    Tanmay Kayande is the CIO/CTO of Respond Crisis Translation, a multinational nonprofit dedicated to language justice. He has been nominated Forbes 30 under 30 for Sustainability and is an active mentor for Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A startups in North America. Over the last decade, Tanmay has transformed enterprise architectures and driven organizational strategy across industries.

    Sireesha Chilakamarri

    Sireesha Chilakamarri
    CTO at AdMedia
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    Sireesha has more than 17 years of software architecture expertise. She is a member of Forbes Technology Council and a Hands On Coding CTO for AdMedia, a 22-year-old AdTech company. Apart from championing others to bring out their inner tech beast, she is a public speaker on technology and general mental health issues.

    John Randall Bentley

    John Randall Bentley, II
    CTO & CPO at 10XTS
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    John Bentley, II is Chief Product Officer and founding CTO of 10XTS, Inc. In his role as CTO and CPO of 10XTS, John has been delivering FinTech and RegTech solutions for regulated securities on blockchains. He has been a technical adviser to many startups, such as SpotOn.pet and EnterActiv, helping oversee the delivery of MVPs and follow-on product releases. John has been developing software professionally for over 30 years.

    Murat Ozturan

    Murat Ozturan
    Technical Advisor, ex-CTO of APJ Services at Microsoft

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    Surviving? Learn-Unlearn-Relearn is the only way for a CTO. With four decades of IT experience, Murat Ozturan is a technology strategist and keynote speaker who has lived in eight cities on four continents. Extensive background in IT and leadership, his career expanded over several industries, including finance, healthcare, and automotive. While a geek, he is known to solve business problems without geeking on technology. He started his career building IT solutions in Renault France for their Formula 1 team and moved to finance to develop award-winning solutions. He is a thirty-year veteran of Microsoft who worked in engineering, corporate and field technical leadership, focusing on databases, development and AI. He was part of the early development of business solutions on the cloud; he set the direction for the architecture of high-priority customer projects, developed and executed early technology adoption programs, built and supported technical communities, driving IP creation and usage, as well as contributing to overall quality assurance. Murat was involved in culture and methodologies since the beginning of Microsoft Services; he was instrumental in developing and adopting foundational principles which ultimately contributed to technology-aspired culture. Additional to his speaking engagements, he is the technical advisor to several startups.

    Javy Martinez
    Javy Martinez
    Hosting Dope Startup Events for Early Stage Founders & Startups
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    Javy is a dynamic entrepreneur and philanthropist with a wealth of experience and a dedication to helping others succeed. He is the Co-Founder of Javannah Capital International, a startup studio that supports early-stage founders as they launch or scale their businesses. In addition, Javy founded The Single Parent Family Foundation, which provides family support programs and resources to single-parent families in Dallas County living in poverty. As the Managing Director for Founder Institute North Texas, Javy is committed to helping other entrepreneurs thrive. He is also the Co-Founder of Sports Media Promotions, the parent company behind the popular Dallas Cowboys Player Talk Show "Inside The Huddle," where he serves as Executive Producer. In addition, he serves as a Board Member for Alstrom Angels, a nonprofit that supports individuals with Alstrom Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.

    Dmitriy Stepanov
    Dmitriy Stepanov
    Co-founder and CTO at Glorium Technologies.
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    Experienced Chief Technology Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Scrum, Embedded Software, Object Oriented Design, SQL, and Medical Devices. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Master of Science (MS) focused in Product Development from Rochester Institute of Technology.

    Andrei Kasyanau
    Andrei Kasyanau
    Co-founder and CEO at Glorium Technologies
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    Andrei leverages his 20+ years of experience in the industry to help tech startups bolster their teams with agile product development services on demand. His vision of custom software development & management can reduce time to market by up to 30% with 40% in savings compared to in-house teams.