“I don’t think the huge amount of change in the CTO role gets enough recognition,” says Twilio Co-founder Evan Cooke. “Almost every founding CTO starts out wearing many, many hats — engineer, product manager, salesperson, customer service — but eventually you hire great people to fill those roles. That’s when it gets hard. You can’t win just by focusing on recruiting and architecture now. It gets complicated.” [Source: First Round Review]
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