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 Beasley founded the Modern CTO Podcast in 2017 while writing his book, the Modern CTO book, with the goal of interviewing CTOs and sharing their experiences with others in the tech community.

Joel’s conversational style and insightful questions quickly gained traction, attracting high-profile guests such as Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott, and T-Mobile’s CIO, Cody Stanford. With each episode, the podcast’s popularity continued to grow, and soon, Joel found himself with a waiting list of future guests.

Today, the Modern CTO Podcast has become the number one leadership and tech podcast in the world, with over 150k active listeners, including CTOs, lead developers, and rising tech leaders. Joel’s commitment to creating a conversational atmosphere for his guests to share their experiences has inspired a new generation of leaders and innovators.

As the success of the podcast grew, Joel founded ProSeries Media, a podcast production company that helps companies worldwide create their own podcasts. With a team of producers, content creators, and podcast bookers, ProSeries Media produces over ten shows, providing a platform for companies to connect with their audience and share their expertise.

Through his work on the Modern CTO Podcast and ProSeries Media, Joel Beasley has become a respected voice in the tech industry, inspiring others to share their knowledge and insights with the wider community. His passion for creating engaging content that informs, inspires, and entertains has made him a sought-after speaker and advisor on all things tech.

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