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“It’s an important point that CTOs need to remember: people need to buy the thing you and your team have made, and that overnight success takes at least 10 years.”

John Graham-Cumming, CTO of Cloudflare, discusses how he got to his current position, why batteries are the technology with the most promise and the benefits of gym-going

“As the delivery sector continues to expand, there is a need for new transportation to keep up with demand, be sustainable and stay speedy. However, it must not be underestimated how much time and investment this takes for engineers to get it right.”

Mustafa Sezgin, VP of engineering at Glovo, discusses the future for on-demand delivery

“There is the possibility the theft that appears to have impacted 11 million customers is a diversion for a specific, strategic attack to access information on influencers in government, law enforcement, politics and the public and private sector.”

Sam Curry, chief security officer at Cybereason, suggests an alternative motive for the hack on MGM Resorts, that saw the personal data of over 10 million people posted on a hacking forum

“The technology and innovation sector, for so long a key part of the British economy, will be impacted, but the true extent of the impact will not be known until the nature of our ongoing relationship is settled.”

Frances Doherty, partner at the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney discusses Brexit’s impact on the UK tech industry

“Once Ericsson cancelled, I felt like the dominoes would fall and that if Nokia was next, the show would be cancelled. I at first thought this was all hysteria but I realised that what Ericsson originally said was true: it could not guarantee the safety of its employees.”

Lynnette Luna, principal analyst: global telecom consumer services platforms and devices for GlobalData, reacts to the GSMA’s decision to cancel Mobile World Congress

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