Today we’re talking to Kashif Aftab, CEO at SkillGigs. We discuss why it’s crucial to be able to deal with failure; Kashif’s experience growing up in his family’s shoe factory; and the risk of AI’s dark side.

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

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About Kashif Aftab:

Kashif is a tech entrepreneur at heart. As the Founder & CEO of SkillGigs, he leads all product design, innovation, engineering, and business growth of the SkillGigs Talent Marketplace.

In addition to being a pioneer in the launch of eCommerce style talent marketplaces, he also is the inventor of the 3D resume, a patented AI and ML resume technology. Kashif also founded SwipeFox, a new generation ad tech company, and he is also the CEO of SwipeFox.

About SkillGigs:

SkillGigs, Inc. is an ecommerce talent marketplace that pairs skilled healthcare and technology job seekers with AI-matched work opportunities. Founded in 2017 on the belief that companies and talent should be able to interact seamlessly, SkillGigs is dedicated to empowering the users. SkillGigs elevates and maximizes the hiring process by removing traditional barriers. With SkillGigs employers have direct access to talent without the need of a third party agency and both parties can communicate with open transparency. The ability negotiate directly leads to more earning potential for talent and better retention for employers. The company’s patented AI software matches talent with jobs tailored to their skills, while giving companies with open positions strong candidates who are ready to work—all without a single recruiter.

We envisioned SkillGigs to help make the act of hiring and finding a job simple; this is what we strive to do daily. Built by HR Tech experts who’ve helped thousands of candidates land jobs globally, SkillGigs offers a unique perspective on the Art of Finding the Perfect Job.

We are not a job board OR staffing agency, which means no recruiters. Our technology does the heavy-lifting by matching your profile to job openings.

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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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