Today we are talking to Brad Schick, the CEO at Skytap.  And we discuss how Skytap is helping companies transition to the cloud without rewriting their existing code base, why the ability to learn quickly and adjust will help advance your career, and what the future looks like for organizations using a multi-cloud approach.

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

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About Brad:

Brad Schick is the Chief Executive Officer at Skytap.

Previously As Chief Technology Officer, Brad led Skytap’s overall architecture, technical direction, and IP strategy. Brad also ensures Skytap’s technology aligns with the company’s vision and key partnerships. As Vice President of Engineering, Brad ran Skytap’s engineering, quality assurance, and operations teams. Brad is a software industry veteran with proven team and corporate leadership skills.

Prior to joining Skytap, Brad was founder at Wegos, Inc., an innovative gaming start-up. Prior to Wegos, he was the Vice President of Engineering at Vizrea, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007.

Earlier in his career, Brad worked at Microsoft Corporation, where he led development teams on Windows and Internet Explorer. Brad has also been an instructor at the University of Washington and has a passion for hands-on problem solving and programming at all levels.

Brad holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and was recently the winner of the Startup Technology Star award presented by Puget Sound Business Journal.

About Skytap:

Skytap is a global cloud provider that accelerates enterprise innovation by modernizing traditional applications with cloud-native development and services. Skytap Cloud makes it easy to build, run, and evolve these hybrid applications by rapidly migrating traditional workloads to the cloud, enabling modern development practices, and integrating new cloud architectures.

We power multi- and hybrid-cloud strategies through secure connections to other clouds and on-premises data centers. Our technology accelerates application development, simplifies management, and reduces IT costs, enabling hundreds of customers worldwide to modernize at the pace of their business. Learn how Skytap can help you modernize core enterprise applications using the best approach – and pace – for your business at www.skytap.com

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 LeaderBits.io. 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 BeasleyFoundation.org 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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