Welcome to the life of a CTO

Welcome to the life of a CTO

A warm welcome to you and thanks for finding me. I'm going to share real-world research and knowledge.

Kirk Ryan · 1 minute read

Six years ago, a friend of mine was severely injured when a van pulled out infront of him at a junction. That event set the wheels in motion (see what I did there?) on my journey from idea, to prototype, to a lean-startup and to a fully funded and angel backed business with over 15 employees.

So, who am I? I'm Kirk, and after spending the last 6 years as the Principal Architect leading the explosive growth of cloud-native technologies for a multi-billion dollar technology vendor, I took the leap to run my own technology company: K-Safe.

My hands-on approach allows me to quickly validate and understand technical concepts and industry trends, but one of my key beliefs is to give back and share my knowledge with as many people as possible - I didn't get here on my own, and you don't have to do it solo either.

As a result of this, I'm also a Microsoft MVP, and an AWS Community Builder.

So, what can you expect to read, watch or listen to?

  • Analysis of the latest technology trends
  • Implementation details
  • Interviews with specialists and influencers
  • Insights and research of real-world usage of the latest technologies

But most importantly, a open and honest dialogue of the experience of being a CTO.

If you'd like to contact me, reach out on the following:

@kirk__ryan on twitter Kirk Ryan on LinkedIn