Unconventional Journey: From Middle School Teacher to CTO

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In this Tech Captains episode, Sue Li, CTO at Swipe Guide, shares her unique journey from a middle school teacher in Hawaii to becoming a CTO in Amsterdam.

She highlights the significance of interdisciplinary skills and a holistic approach to tech and product development. Sue discusses Swipe Guide’s tech stack, offline capabilities, team organization, and data strategy.

She also mentions their experiments with AR technology and the potential of augmented reality in their platform. Sue recommends the book “Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love” by Marty Cagan and emphasizes the role of the right people and culture in successful product development.