AGL 100: The Modern CTO with Joel Beasley

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AGL 100: The Modern CTO with Joel Beasley

Joel Beasley - Modern CTO

About Joel

Joel Beasley is the author of ModernCTO and host of the #1 Technology Leadership Podcast in the world with 70k active listeners. The podcast Modern CTOModern CTO Book hosts a wide range of Chief Technology Officers from Startup to Enterprise. Recent guests include the CTOs of Microsoft, VMware, T-Mobile and NASA.

Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology leadership and is the Founder of LeaderBits.io – Leadership and Professional Development for technologists.

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 with a 7 figure exit. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Joel is the President of BeasleyFoundation.org a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman, and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

Joel is a native to Sarasota, FL along with his wife Michelle, daughter Aria and new baby son, Lachlan.


Today We Talked About

  • Modern CTO Podcast
  • App Building
  • Ask your leader how you can be more valuable
  • Consistency
  • Put accountability in place
  • Make your goal big enough to keep you excited
  • Reputation
  • Grit
  • Discipline
  • Benefits for networking
  • Growing a business
  • Getting Venture Capitol

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