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Rising Above: The Path to Tech Executive Success

First Session: 

Hosted by Virendra Vase

Executive Coach (CTO/COO/SVP) at Life360, Patreon, Salesforce, Yahoo

With over 30 years of experience in the tech industry, I'm passionate about sharing my knowledge and helping others to reach their goals. As an experienced CTO, I'm perfectly qualified to mentor participants in this Circle. Through interactive sessions, I'll provide participants with the tools and mindset required to become great CTOs. I'm excited to help participants become leaders in the tech industry and to help them build a career that they're proud of.

Circle Description

Are you an Engineering Exec or Director with more than 10-20 engineers under you? This Circle will introduce you to the skills, knowledge and mindset necessary to become a successful CTO. I will guide you along your journey and answer any questions you might have.

This circle is full.

Total Cost:  $499

Pay with your L&D budget

Benefits of joining this Circle:

  • Engage in interactive learning with a limited group of peers ( Full)
  • Bring your own challenges and the Virendra will be able to help in live
  • Lifetime access to all session material: slides, templates, recordings and additional resources


  • At least 10 years of experience
  • VPS/Directors
  • Team of more than 30 engineers
  • Must be in a senior career stage

Cohort Includes:

Applied ML Engineer at Rippling

Head of Engineering at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Sr. Director of Engineering at DoorDash

+ 6 others

What people are saying about Virendra

It was a great flow. We focused on one item, got the chance to debate some of the points, and meet each other. I think the framework is good and I left with good ideas for the future.

Andrei Gavrila - VP Engineering @ Pentalog

Great engagement, and lively discussions. Looking forward to more concrete examples, stories, challenges, and how to overcome them in the next few sessions.

Sudhir Tonse - Director of Engineering @ Doordash

The sessions are high energy and you’re good at engaging the participants which makes the class interactive and allows us to learn from each other.

I found the material of good quality and on point.

I enjoy it when you go « off script » and talk about your personal experiences. These anecdotes give an insider perspective that is difficult to get from publicly available content.

Mohamed Dehbaoui - Head of Engineering - Streaming @ Stripe

Your humility and vulnerability (which tends to radiate out to others in the circle): You are always ready to share your mistakes before your successes and that totally puts me at ease. I feel like I can learn from you because of that.

Your energy and passion for this topic is infectious.

You are teaching me brand NEW topics at least 50% of the time (believe me that's high praise :) )

Balki Kodarapu - Senior Director of Engineering @ SupporLogic

Love working with you as a mentor! Insightful conversations always.

Faith Meyer - Talent Coach @ Plato

Virendra is a powerful mentor and coach. Productive conversations, very prepared and knowledgeable mentor. Great listener and inspiring. Thank you!

Faith Meyer - Talent Coach @ Plato

Extremely thoughtful and actionable conversation. Thank you!

Shobhit Mehta - Security & Compliance Manager @ Headspace

I really enjoyed our chat, looking forward to reconnecting next month!

Kris Efland - Head of Tools @ Woven Planet

Always prepared for every session and can recap well on the last session!

Faith Meyer - Talent Coach @ Plato

Thanks Virendra very much for the session yesterday. Your perspective on No Risk, No growth was very enlightening for me and gave me a new direction on how to think about my career. Much appreciated.

Madhur Ahuja - Engineering Manager @ Games24x7


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