Cai GoGwilt took a fast-tracked, non-traditional road to becoming a CTO at Ironclad. As a non-traditional CTO, Cai sees his role as helping others on the team get unblocked from any issues in their way. This approach has required a bit of humility on Cai’s part as he’s helped cultivate a culture in which engineers have felt comfortable calling him out when he was wrong.
On today’s episode of CTO Connection, Peter and Cai discuss Ironclad’s process for annual planning as well as building cross-functional teams in a rapidly scaling company.
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