[ BETTER TECH LEADERSHIP ]

Building Self-Sustaining Systems in Tech Organizations

[ THE SPEAKERS ]

Meet our hosts & guests

Matt Warcholinski
CO-FOUNDER, BRAINHUB

Co-founder of Brainhub, Matt describes himself as a “serial entrepreneur”. Throughout his career, Matt has developed several startups in Germany, wearing many hats- from a marketer to an IT Engineer and customer support specialist. As a host of the Better Tech Leadership podcast, Matt talks about growing successful businesses and the challenges of being a startup founder and investor.

Khaled Souf
Fractional CTO

Khaled Souf is a software crafter, fractional CTO, and tech advisor with over 15 years of experience. He specializes in technology strategy, product development, and technical leadership for startups and SMEs. Khaled excels at uniting teams around a shared vision and making business logic visible in code. His extensive career includes roles at 56K.Cloud, Socradev Sàrl, Kry, and Sunday, where he has trained and coached teams on best practices in software development and DevOps.

Explore similar episodes

Philipp Deutscher: Empowering tomorrow's tech leaders

In an interview with Leszek Knoll, Philipp Deutscher discusses his professional evolution from developer to CTO and now a coach and advisor. Philipp reflects on his varied industry experiences and increasing leadership responsibilities, culminating in founding his own consultancy to support CEOs and mentor engineers aiming to become CTOs. He emphasizes the scarcity of mentors in the field and aims to help ambitious engineers achieve their career aspirations.

listen now
Valentin Gönczy: A Vision for Accessible Renewable Energy

In this episode, Valentin Gönczy recounts his career transition from law to tech startups. Currently, as Chief Product Officer at Cloover, Valentin is dedicated to connecting people with renewable energy, leveraging his legal expertise to navigate complex regulations. The discussion extends to broader themes of effective communication, company culture, remote collaboration, and customer-centric approaches.

listen now
Insights from the Engineering Realm

In this episode, Jochen Issing discusses the challenges and rewards of earning a PhD, emphasizing the importance of practical learning over titles. The conversation then shifts to parallels between building high-performing teams and playing team sports, focusing on teamwork, skills utilization, mutual support, and collective effort. It highlights psychological safety, transparency in decision-making, seeking feedback, and understanding team dynamics for effective communication.

listen now
Strategies for Inclusive Leadership

In this episode, Henrik Mitsch elaborates on the company’s initiatives to decarbonize society through a comprehensive charging network and innovative products. The discussion underscores the need for a reliable and expansive electric vehicle charging network in Europe, shifting the focus from quantity to quality to ensure accurate data on station availability and functionality. Further, Leszek and Henrik discuss the distributed responsibility within teams and the importance of diversity and inclusion.

listen now