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#115: ”Getting out of Your Comfort Zone to Grow” with Karl Hughes | Educative Sessions

June 20, 2022

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After 10 years as a software engineer, manager, and ultimately CTO at a small startup, Karl decided to make a big career leap into technical writing. Now, he runs a quickly-growing content writing agency with 15 full-time and 200 contract employees. He'll share some of the skills he learned as an engineering leader that helped him succeed in his new role as a CEO and encouragement for anyone looking to make a big career change.


Karl Hughes is a former CTO and engineering leader in Chicago who left software engineering in 2020 to become a writer. He now leads, a technical content writing agency where he works with over 150 software engineers to write tutorials and blog posts for tech companies around the world.

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