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Turbo-Charging Your CTO

Cross Campus

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Turbo-Charging Your CTO

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General admission Ended $20.00 $2.09
Cross Campus members (free with promo code) Ended $20.00 $2.09

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Are you getting the most from your CTO? How do you know that things are working...or not working? What can you do to feel confidant and make your business more robust?

This presentation and conversation will offer CEOs and Board Members a comprehensive overview of strategies and tactics for assessing the performance and the long-term viability of your technology leadership. We will also discuss how to protect your company in the event that this precious resource gets run over by a truck (or worse!).

The basic format is a presentation followed by discussion and Q&A. Topics to be convered include:

  • What to expect from your CTO
  • How to support your CTO
  • How to maximize your CTO’s value
  • How to handle your CTO’s departure/replacement

About the Speaker: John Shiple (www.FreelanceCTO.com) is an acclaimed technology consultant to CEOs throughout the U.S. John creates success for his clients by building companies and products for businesses and investors. John’s work brings forth new products, optimizes business processes, lowers operating costs, and enables operational scalability. He has a special expertise in working with emerging and disruptive technologies.

John has founded, raised capital for, and launched multiple companies and products, including

  • Redesigning GeoCities, the 4th largest site on the Internet, increased ad inventory by more than 10,000 times, and enabled a purchase by Yahoo! for $3.57 billion in stock
  • Enabling Bigstep.com to sign 50+ co-branded partnerships including AOL Time Warner, Compaq, NBCi, and Office Depot
  • Securing two Fortune 50 contracts for a startup within the first year of operation.

John’s clients have included Hilton, GeoCities, Bigstep.com, Mota Motors, MindMixer, HotWired/Wired Digital, and many, many more.

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When & Where

Cross Campus
820 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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Cross Campus


Cross Campus is the leading collaborative, on-demand work space and business event venue in Los Angeles.  With a focus on design & user experience, best-in-class event programming, and a diverse community of innovative members, Cross Campus has become known as "the nerve center of Silicon Beach."  Founded in 2012 in Santa Monica, Cross Campus is expanding throughout Southern California.

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