Today we are talking to Alex, the CTO & Co-Founder at ClickUp.  And we discuss the lessons learned from hiring early on in a start-up, ClickUp’s goal to be the one place to get work done, and why values and culture items can change as the company goes through different phases.

All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!

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About Alex:

Alex Yurkowski is the CTO and Cofounder of ClickUp. Prior to founding ClickUp with CEO Zeb Evans, Alex was a software engineer at IBM.

About ClickUp:

Founded in 2017, ClickUp is the world’s only all-in-one workplace productivity platform that services all departments of an organization. ClickUp helps teams of 2 to 2,000 people, at companies including Google, Nike, Airbnb, Netflix and Uber, be more productive with less apps by replacing or integrating with all workplace apps on one seamless platform. To date, ClickUp has helped more than 200,000 teams and millions of employees lead a more productive life and save at least one day every week.

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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