YOW! 2012: Kurt Schrader - Modern Developers, CTO School, Finding and Keeping Talent
Kurt Schrader, CTO, Intent Media, and Co-Founder of CTO School, was a team lead at Thoughtworks and helped build engineering teams at several start-ups, including Collaborative Drug Discovery, Triggit, and Ten Ton Labs, where he was a co-founder. He has more than 15 years of experience building scalable distributed systems and high-performance engineering teams. Kurt holds a BSE from the University of Michigan.
Here, we discuss what it means to be a modern developer and what companies like Kurt's value in an engineer. What are the traits of a great software developer? How do you keep great software developers from getting bored? What makes a great CTO? Tune in.