What factor should you consider when building a tech team – Chris Michael
In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Chris Michael, Interim Head of Technology at Open Banking. Chris has over 25 years’ experience of building a strong tech team, platforms, and products for global brands, across many sectors. He has managed multi-million-pound budgets, saved tens of millions and generated hundreds of millions of benefits.
He came on the show to discuss building a tech team of digital experts, “Pi” shaped people and GDPR.
1.09 Background and what ventures have you been compelled to take part in.
5.20 Becoming C.T.O of Karmarama Ad-agency.
7.20 Move to the ministry of Justice and then banking.
8.18 Building up a team of digital experts.
9.25 Knowing what good technology looks like.
10.48 Building a team of people with complementary skills.
12.03 Discussing “Pi” shaped people.
15.47 Overlooking the importance of people in a business.
16.30 Big companies looking to be like a start-up.
18.32 GDPR and Chris’ current project.
22.45 Google photos.
24.14 Talking about the impact of GDPR.
27.24 What keeps you motivated.