Today, we’re bringing you our first Modern CTO panel episode! Brian Singer, Matt Peters, and Aaron Bare all weigh in on whether or not we’re out of the woods for 2023’s unprecedented tech layoffs, the continual consequences of GenAI, and how tech leaders should respond to these sweeping trends.

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

For more on Brian Singer’s company, check out MedZed.

For more on Matt Peters’ company, check out CAI.

For more on Aaron Bare’s company, check out his website.

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Produced by ProSeries Media.

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About Brian Singer

Brian Singer is a highly experienced senior information technology executive with a successful track record in developing IT strategies focused on innovation, simplicity and operational excellence, in a lean organization. Brian has successfully transformed technology teams in their efforts to position themselves for scale and growth through cultural, organizational, methodological, and technological changes. Mr. Singer is known for bringing leading edge Technology solutions to otherwise complex problems.

Brian is able to partner with the technologists of today through his experience in a variety of approaches to software delivery—regardless of the language, platform, discipline or methodology. He specializes in delivering highly scalable, distributed applications on shared services platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

He is a technology leader focused on execution for a diverse group of organizations and industries, including Amazon (eCommerce), UnitedHealth (health insurance), AAA (membership and insurance) and CME Group (exchange). His creative mind and passion for people and work has led to the successful execution of many multi-million-dollar enterprise-wide successes. Highly experienced in organizational growth and development, Brian has successfully expanded businesses both domestically and internationally.

About Aaron Bare

With over 17 years of experience as a bestselling author, speaker, change agent facilitator, comedian, and podcast host, I help organizations, communities, and individuals transform their mindsets, beliefs, and attitudes to achieve exponential results. I am often focused on improving technology and exponential profits through creating warm decent human beings. I am the author of Exponential Theory, a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Amazon #1 Bestselling Business book that reveals the power of thinking big and the secrets of exponential leaders like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and more.

I am also the founder of Change Agents Academy, an inclusive and high-performing community that facilitates personal, professional, and organizational transformation. As an IAF Endorsed Facilitator and Human Profit Center, I have generated over $4 billion in documented results for my corporate clients, such as NASA, Google, Facebook, Coca-Cola, Daimler, and more, and generational impact for my community initiatives, such as the Bridge Forum, a national forum that bridges the gap between police and the communities they serve. My mission is to create one million Exponential Leaders who can learn the Exponential Change Model to create a better world and upgrade humanity.

About Matthew Peters

Matt serves as CAI’s Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for enterprise technology, infrastructure, security operations, and all technical consulting practices. Matt provides strong leadership across the enterprise and ensures that all CAI technology stacks are modernized and prepared for the company’s planned future growth and scale. Matt continuously searches for new, innovative technologies that can enhance our companies’ capabilities as well as our clients.

Matt has served in other roles at CAI including Vice President – Technology, Executive Director – Intelligent Automation, and Co-Director – CAI Labs. In these previous positions, Matt was responsible for product development and technical consulting services and ultimately formed one of the most technically competent delivery teams in the UiPath partner network. Prior to joining the CAI team, Matt held positions at Accenture and Oracle.

Matt holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Psychology from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Computer Science, and Psychology (Human-Computer Interaction) from Juniata College. Always seeking ways to instruct and help colleagues and clients, Matt has experience speaking at many conferences and webinars including various SIM events, TCCP, AI Summit, and many virtual events. Matt also serves on the ArtsQuest Technology Board and is a former board member (and continued supporter) of Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania.

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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