Engineering to Entrepreneur Evolution

By Jack Spargo

On this episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by Jack Spargo, CTO at Ctrl Alt.

In this episode, Jack shares his unconventional journey from aerospace engineering to tech entrepreneurship, highlighting the pivotal role of mentorship in navigating career transitions.

He discusses the challenges and triumphs of starting a tech business, emphasising the importance of adaptability, customer feedback, and the courage to take calculated risks.

Jack's story is a testament to the power of peer support and learning on the job, proving that a formal computer science degree isn't the only path to success in the tech industry. He also reflects on the positive startup investment climate of 2021 and the strategic advantage of side projects.

This conversation is a must-listen for anyone in tech looking to innovate, pivot, or simply gain insights from a seasoned professional's experience.

Ctrl Alt Website: https://www.ctrl-alt.co/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ctrl-alt/

Ctrl Alt Funding Round:
Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/ctrl-alt-fintech-focused-on-alternative-assets-raises-27-million-2023-10
Business Post: https://www.businesspost.ie/tech/ctrl-alt-raises-e2-2m-with-enterprise-ireland-among-the-investors/


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