What Makes A Startup CTO Great?

brett fox
3 min readMay 23, 2023

One of my biggest mistakes ever was adding “John” as my co-founder and VP Engineering/CTO. Now, I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking that John wasn’t that great of an engineer, and he failed as our CTO because his engineering skills weren’t that good.

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John’s engineering skills were as good as I thought they’d be, maybe better than I’d thought they’d be. John came highly recommended from one my other…

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brett fox

I work with startup CEOs to help them grow their businesses . I built several businesses from $0 to >$100M. Learn more at https://www.brettjfox.com