Thousands of aspiring founders have applied to EF. Many are immediately keen to take up the title of CTO, while others are a little more nervous about what the role entails. A concern that we see come up from time to time is that the CTOs will have to simply execute the CEO’s vision.
In reality, the CTO is incredibly involved in the company’s vision and strategy. The best co-founding partnerships we see manage to leverage the expertise and creativity of both founders, to create a product that wouldn’t have been possible as a sole founder.