Terminal Tech Talks

World-renowned tech leaders take to the stage to share hard-earned insights with the Terminal community

Terminal Tech Talk | Key Insights to Build Locally and Scale Globally

How do you grow a company to an international success? In this Tech Talk, SSIMWAVE President and technology entrepreneur Steven McCartney and award-winning marketing scholar Nicole Coviello explore what companies of all sizes need to do to build locally and scale globally.

Terminal Tech Talks: The Evolving Role of a CTO

The road to the top of the technical leadership ladder is full of twists and turns and once you are there, the job doesn’t always look the way you might expect. Nobody understands what the role entails and how to get there better than Alex Millar, Marcelo Cortes, and Mike Kirkup. Between them, the three technical leaders bring decades of experience at companies like Google, Microsoft, IBM, Blackberry, Square, and most recently, as CTOs helping to scale startups from scratch.

Terminal Tech Talks: From CryptoKitties to Deep Space

Veteran entrepreneurs Roham Gharegozlou and Scott Larson understand what it takes to build successful startups. In this Tech Talk, the two entrepreneurs share the lessons they have learned through building tech-focused companies, discuss decentralization, and interact with an audience armed with questions ranging from deep space operations to the validity of Blockchain.

Terminal Tech Talks: The Engineering Decisions That Helped LinkedIn Surpass 400 Million Users

Vikram Ragnekar walks the Terminal community through the critical decisions, experiments, pitfalls, and hard-earned lessons from his 5+ years at LinkedIn where he contributed to one of the greatest success stories in the history of Silicon Valley.

Terminal Tech Talks: The Man Reinventing the Television

Alan Cannistraro walks a packed audience through his thoughts on the future of media, lessons learned at both Apple and Facebook, management techniques, and discusses why modern startup founders shouldn’t base their teams in Silicon Valley.

Liam Horne – The Man Who Started A Global Blockchain Movement

Liam discusses Ethereum Scaling, Layer 2, State Channels and more.

Mavericks and the Tech Empires of the Past, Present & Future with Larry Smith

University of Waterloo professor and Problem Lab founder Larry Smith speaks to entrepreneurship and the trends he’s seen in the tech industry over his 35+ year teaching career.


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