Today we’re talking to Simen Skogsrud, the CTO of And we discuss how having a powerful content management system enables developers to think creatively. How the right partners can help customers realize the full value of a product, and lessons learned from being a career entrepreneur. 

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

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In case you missed it: check out our episode with Formidable’s CTO Ryan Roemer

About Simen Skogsrud:

On a mission to fix how we work with digital content. Creating and sharing content should be inspiring, collaborative, fast and precise. It seems like everyone hates their content infrastructures and have grown accustomed to that. Opening your CMS should feel like preparing a nice sheet of 120g vellum paper and spreading out a fan of carefully selected, exquisite pencils. Here to find kindred spirits who understand how content management could be exciting and beautiful.


Sanity is the platform for structured content that lets teams build exceptional digital experiences. By treating content as data, modern organizations use our APIs to build optimal editing workflows and share content between systems to increase digital velocity. Our mission is to be the most versatile system for creating and distributing digital content to any device, application or channel.

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 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 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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