Jun 21, 2022 | 1 min read

Patrick Emmons: What to Look for in a CTO Candidate

By: Sienna Provvidenza

Patrick Emmons: What to Look for in a CTO Candidate

Keeping up with the latest technology updates and trends is essential in today’s world. Many businesses rely on their chief technology officers (CTOs) for effective tech strategies to achieve organizational goals.

During an interview with the Forbes Technology Council, members shared advice when hiring a CTO. Among the panel, Patrick Emmons, Founder and CEO of DragonSpears, shared what to look for in an ideal CTO candidate.

He said, “While technology and IT demands are moving faster, I see the real differentiator for CTOs being the ability to understand new business opportunities.” Potential CTO candidates must find “an avenue to provide value to your customer,” he added.

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About Sienna Provvidenza

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, Sienna Provvidenza is the Marketing Manager at DragonSpears. She graduated in May 2022 from The University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science in International Business & Marketing and a Spanish minor. Sienna is responsible for event management, social media, content creation, and campaign management. She is passionate about driving impactful results to bring visions to life.