Warranty on the CTO: mythology & making of Roopa Kumar's tech leadership search firm Purple Quarter
In this episode of theUpstreamLife.com I speak with Roopa Kumar, the founder of Purple Quarter. This company is charting the convergence between technology leaders and an organisation's vision. Roopa has built a global search firm with sharp focus on technology leadership. She has spent the last six years creating a platform that can discover the technology leader.
00:00 - Introduction
00:45 - Roopa tells us about Purple Quarter.
04:15 - Creating a warranty on the CTO.
06:30 - CTO leadership DNA - the mythology of Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva.
11:26 - The making of Roopa Kumar, unapologetic and strong.
19:30 - Where are the women CTOs?
21:40 - The business model of Purple Quarter
29:30 - Why founders need mentors?
33:30 - Why Roopa loves a learning lunch with her CTO friends?
40:18 - The Great Resignation and COVID-19
43:18 - The future for Roopa and the company.