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Join us for an insightful discussion with tech leaders Filip S. Perišić, Co-Founder & CTO at randevu.tech, and Marc Philipp Clemens, CEO & Founder at CodeControl, on a new episode of Today's Top Tech Leaders titled "Shifting roles: From Corporate Employee to Startup Founder"

Filip Perišić shares his journey from corporate life to the dynamic startup world, emphasizing the challenges of uncertainty and numerous unknowns encountered along the way. His journey has been a thrilling rollercoaster ride, marked by intense moments such as securing financing rounds, acquiring customers, and navigating the complex realm of technology.

In addition, Filip highlights the critical aspect of time management within startups. Given the limited timeframe for technology development, effective task prioritization and understanding what can be achieved at each step become paramount in ensuring success in software development.

Furthermore, in his role as a CTO & Founder, Filip emphasizes the necessity for tech leaders to strike a balance between technical expertise and a strong business focus. He places special emphasis on the importance of a customer-centric approach and direct customer engagement. Particularly in the early stages of a startup, CTOs and senior tech leaders must engage directly with customers, actively listening to their feedback and integrating it into the technical solutions they provide. This customer-centric mindset can significantly impact the delivery of solutions that truly resonate with the target audience.

Finally, Filip concludes by acknowledging the inevitability of making mistakes during the entrepreneurial journey. He underscores the value of learning from these mistakes and suggests revisiting educational resources to continuously enhance one's knowledge and skills..

About the speaker:

Filip S. Perišić, originally from Serbia, moved to Germany 15 years ago with dreams of a volleyball career. However, his path took an unexpected turn, leading him to become a tech leader. In 2021, he co-founded randevu.tech, a pioneer in Headless Marketplace as a Service, offering companies a fast, cost-efficient way to build and scale marketplaces. Filip's journey reflects adaptability and a relentless pursuit of excellence in the tech world.