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Tony Karrer
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Attended Loyola Marymount University
Lives in El Segundo, CA
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Dr. Tony Karrer works as a part-time CTO for startups and midsize software companies - helping them get product out the door and turn around technology issues. He is considered one of the top technologists in eLearning and is known for working with numerous startups including being the original CTO for eHarmony for its first four years. Dr. Karrer taught Computer Science for eleven years. He has also worked on projects for many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Dr. Karrer was valedictorian at Loyola Marymount University, attended the University of Southern California as a Tau Beta Pi fellow, one of the top 30 engineers in the nation, and received a M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science. He is a frequent speaker at industry and academic events.
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  • Loyola Marymount University
    Computer Science, 1983 - 1987
  • University of Southern California
    Computer Science, 1987 - 1993
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TechEmpower Benchmarks and the Microsoft ASP.NET Core 1.0 Performance Story
I’ve had lots of conversations with fellow CTOs about the TechEmpower Web Framework Benchmarks .  Some really appreciate the value that they bring to help them understand performance characteristics of different frameworks.  Depending on the Technical Perfo...
I've had lots of conversations with fellow CTOs about the TechEmpower Web Framework Benchmarks. Some really appreciate the value that they bring to help them understand performance characteristics of different frameworks. Depending on the Technical Performance Requirements for your system, ...
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I'm the founding engineer and working hard to launch my startup. I seem to encounter a lot of people who want to attach a CTO label to me as I'm the only programmer on the founding team of three. Whil...
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Using this right now for ideas for a startup.
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I've come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. Thought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links ...
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Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners was nice enough to compile some data on Start CTO Salary and Equity at Venture Backed Companies for the LA CTO Forum and present last year. He agreed to make this data p...
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Hi Tony,

I am sure you get pitched on guest posts on a daily basis so I’ll keep this short. I am a long time reader of your blog, NonProfitTech.Com, and have been meaning to contribute – but I held back because I didn’t have a great idea that I think you’ll love. 

Well, now I do. I stumbled upon an interesting topic on Social Media Mistakes Made By Non-Profit Organization. Would you be interested in a guest post about the topic? 

And if you need it, here is a sample of my writing: 
http://financewand.com/why-being-a-financial-pessimist-sometimes-helps-you-in-making-the-right-decision.html
I look forward to your reply and I can't wait to get started!


Cheers,
Patrick del Rosario



PS: How to Design Your Content Strategy is a very helpful article. Thank you for sharing it with me, I learned a lot of information from it.

patrick@oc.edu.au
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What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?
By far the most popular post on this blog is 32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup
Founder .  It was originally written in 2011 and has had amazing staying
power.  While I’ve updated it a few times, it continues to get at important
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By far the most popular post on this blog is 32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder. It was originally written in 2011 and has had amazing staying power. While I've updated it a few times, it continues to get at important questions that startup founders need to be ...
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great stuff, am building a E Learning platform and i need some advice!
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I've done four Free CTO Consulting Sessions in the past month with startup founders who all had run into variations of the same problem. They didn't feel they had visibility into timelines and costs f...
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Hi Tony:

First of all, let me introduce myself, I’m Alex from CUMeeting.com. We are committed to develop and expand video conferencing service around the world. Today I am writing this email to see if we can have a review  or blog post or recommendation on your site. http://elearningtech.blogspot.com/

CUMeeting is a dedicated and professional cloud-based video conferencing provider for remote communication, providing customers with complete solutions for remote communications for all business. CUMeeting video conferencing supports HD video, add annotations on whiteboard, record conference, share file/media/application, screen share and desktop, text chat and remote control, etc. 

For detailed information about our website, please feel free to visit http://www.cumeeting.com

We'd like to offer you one year free trial. It's totally worth $182.

If you think the product is valuable, is that possible to have a review or recommendation on your website? Looking forward to hearing from you soon. 

Kind Regards

Alex
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nice post.....................www.unn.edu.ng
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