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San Francisco

Michael Hermus of Homeland Security to Speak at Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being the Chief Technology Officer of any company can be pretty stressful. With all the tech advancements and gadget-based improvements of the world today, being in charge of technology can feel like a never-ending fight against hackers. And if you thought it was hard…

Productivity

San Diego

How to Reduce Spending on Enterprise Software Integration

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 7:15 am

In the past decade, there have been countless failures, including Nike’s woes include $100 million in sales lost due to unforeseen complications with its supply chain software and the U.S. Air Force pulling the plug on an enterprise software project after spending $1 billion….

News

Why a Tech-Savvy CEO Isn’t the Same as a Business-Minded CTO

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Don’t just pick a title. Pick the role that you’re best suited for as a founder. Prior to founding Adored, I was the CTO of Dyn, an engineering-first internet performance company. I thoroughly enjoyed the role, especially the opportunities it gave me to speak…

Conferences

Chicago

Big Data, Biased Algorithms, and America’s CTO at Chicago Ideas Week

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 11:20 am

On Monday, Chicago Ideas Week kicked off with a wide range of celebrity speakers, informed guests, and enthralled attendees. The event will take place over the course of the week, showcasing 150 total events with some of the most renowned minds in the tech industry…

Dev & Design

4 Reasons You Can’t Find a Tech Cofounder

By | Dec 2, 2014 at 10:00 am

In “How to Start a Startup without Ruining Your Life,” startup advisor Rik Lomas provides his how-to guide to starting up for new founders. He goes over everything from naming and design to team-building and fundraising to sales, marketing, and more. But one of the…

Regional

Las Vegas

This is Rick Duggan’s Love Story With Las Vegas

By | Nov 30, 2014 at 10:00 am

Rick Duggan isn’t a Las Vegas native, but when he first visited the city in the mid-90s he fell in love with it. What he found was that, outside of The Strip, a regular city with amenities to sustain a normal life existed. However,…

Business

When Do You Need a CTO?

By | Sep 21, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Had lunch recently with the CTO of a growing lead generation company and as we talked, it became apparent that this question is a growing decision point for Founders. When do you need a CTO? The question of whether you need a CTO and…

Speaker Series

Harper Reed: Obama’s Tech Team was Not Diverse, Republicans Have a Tech Advantage in 2016

By | Sep 27, 2013 at 12:14 pm

At a Tech Cocktail Sessions Chicago event last night, in the spirit of owning up to failures, former Obama for America CTO Harper Reed admitted that the campaign’s tech team wasn’t very diverse. “We did not do a good job [in terms of diversity]…

Dev & Design

Chicago

Building A Solid Startup Team with Eric Lunt of BrightTag

By | Mar 23, 2011 at 5:34 pm

As Co-Founder and CTO of FeedBurner which sold to Google back in 2007, Eric Lunt has experience building a successful tech startup into a business. Eric’s new venture, BrightTag, looks to ease the pain that publishers have with inserting ads, metrics and other includes into a…