Today we are talking to Jon the CTO at Braze. And we discuss ways to create a culture of ownership, how to approach leading through uncertainty, and the benefits they experienced by bringing in an outside Agile Coach.
All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!
Jon Hyman has over 10 years of experience in computer science, software development, product engineering, and SaaS with leadership positions in both entrepreneurial start-ups and complex corporate environments.
Jon is Cofounder and Chief Technical Officer of Braze (formerly Appboy), a customer engagement platform that delivers messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more for global customers in 40 countries across 6 continents. Jon and his team have scaled Braze to support over 1.5 billion monthly active users sending tens of billions of messages a month. Before becoming CTO in January 2017, Jon was the CIO for five years. Prior to founding Braze, Jon worked at Bridgewater Associates. Jon holds a degree in Computer Science from Harvard University.
Braze is a comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers relevant and memorable experiences between consumers and the brands they love. Context underpins every Braze interaction, helping brands foster human connection with consumers through interactive conversations across channels that deliver value quickly and continuously. The company was named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms and was recognized as one of Inc Magazine’s 2019 Best Workplaces. Braze is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, London, San Francisco, and Singapore. Learn more at braze.com.