Today we are talking to Paul, the CTO at Edmentum. And we discuss important things to consider when bringing in an offshore engineering team. The role that culture plays when training the next generation of leaders, and tips for how to stay connected as an organization begins to grow.

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

To learn more about Edmentum, check them out at https://www.edmentum.com

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About Paul:

Paul joined the Edmentum team in December of 2009 as Chief Architect, overseeingall software development, architecture and data center operations. As Chief Architect, he led a team in launching the company’s first SaaS offering, allowing development to expand and progress its ability to react to the needs of today’s ever-changing educational landscape. In early 2012, Paul joined the Edmentum executive leadership team as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Edmentum, Paul focused on software architecture and software engineering leadership – consulting with large organizations like Microsoft. He also served as Chief Architect at Midwest Wireless and led a global development team at Deloitte.Outside of his role at Edmentum, Paul is a member of the SciMathMN Standards andFrameworks committee which advises on the science and math standards used in Minnesota. He also serves on the IMS Global LTI Product Steering Committee, on theCarnegie Mellon METALS Program Review committee, and has participated in advisory sessions for industry companies and organizations like Clever, Project Unicorn and Digital Promise. Paul holds an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BBA. from University of Minnesota Duluth.

About Edmentum:

Edmentum is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, actionable data, and customer success. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. We are dedicated to being educators’​ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Our commitment is built off the emphasis we place on our core values: passion, people, respect, collaboration, and performance.

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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.

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