On this week’s episode of Growth@Scale, host Matt Widdoes sits down with Tech Leaders Founder and CTO Todd Larsen for a discussion about when and why it’s time for a company to make their first technical hire. 

Some Key takeaways from the episode:

Starting a Company vs. Joining a Larger Organization

Emphasize solving the core problem first.

Avoid overbuilding and unnecessary complexities.

Scaling Challenges for Leaders

Tackling loss of contextual knowledge as companies grow.

Importance of nurturing early employees to retain knowledge.

Hiring Technical Leaders and CTOs

Look beyond technical prowess; value people skills and team inspiration.

Assess the balance between innovation and process management.

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