Today we’re talking to Brendan Cody-Kenny, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Sema. Brendan shares with us what he’s learned building a company with his co-founder Matt Van Itallie. We also dive into Brendan’s thoughts behind GenAI code, and how tech leaders can best prepare their teams and organizations for the future of this technology.

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

To learn more about Sema, check out their website here.

To get more content from Sema:

Get a look at Sema’s AI Code Monitor.

Check out Matt Van Itallie on the Stack Overflow Podcast.

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Produced by ProSeries Media.

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About Brendan Cody-Kenny

Focused on Automated Technical Due Diligence on code, team and process.

Researching and developing software engineering analytics and automated software maintenance.

About Sema

At Sema, we bring technologists and non-technologists together through Executive Engineering Intelligence.

We provide innovative software to CTOs, C-Suite and Boards of Directors for:

  1. Detection and management of code generated by AI
  2. CTO dashboards
  3. Comprehensive codebase scans covering intellectual property / open source risk, cyber security, code quality and developer team effectiveness

We’re proud to partner with some of the most innovative software teams and investors.

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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