When you’re seeking out a startup CTO who knows how to scale, you don’t want to overlook a certain Georgia Tech alumnus working for a large corporation.
While John Avery heads up the Panasonic Innovation Center, he has successfully led startup engineering teams through the scaling maze twice in his career. He served as founder and CTO of Convergence Corp which was acquired by Amazon.com in 1999 and Mobliss which sold to Index Corp in 2004 (they developed the mobile voting system for American Idol).
Through success and failures, John Avery has cultivated his own skills to rise to the top of the startup scene. John Avery shares his growing pains as an entrepreneur in the video below and gives advice on recruiting, organizing, maintaining credibility, and continuous learning.