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From product to tech leadership: Becoming a CTO

BY Andres Phillips on September 13, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC session, Silvia Thom, CTO at Zalora, reveals her journey from product manager to CTO. She describes challenges she faced, the opportunities she uncovered and offers advice for product managers hoping to undergo a similar move. In brief Leading engineers without a technical background is doable — be prepared to ask […] Read more »

Why Product Managers Should not Report to the CTO

BY Simon Cast on November 5, 2018

Product managers often end up reporting to the CTO, and some will argue that this is a good thing. While this might have been the case in the early days of product management, it’s not anymore. Why Shouldn’t a CTO be the Boss? Martin Eriksson’s seminal post on being a product manager shows that they […] Read more »

How to avoid screwing up technology (and how product managers can help)

BY Chris Massey on February 15, 2016

Paul Lomax has been with Dennis Publishing for 5 years, and experienced first-hand the problem of bringing a focus on technology into a business in an industry that has not historically been at all technology-focused. So how do you do technology if you’re not a technology company? Part of the challenge is that you’re unlikely […] Read more »