Stripe’s David Singleton on Technology Innovation, Putting Customers First and the CTO Role

In the latest episode of ‘This Much I Know,’ Carlos is joined by David Singleton, the CTO of Stripe. David shares valuable insights and lessons from his decades-long career at global technology companies such as Symbian, Google, and Stripe.

In a vivid conversation, he and Carlos explore: – the essential nature of timing in technological innovation; – the fast-paced changing financial world; – the importance of putting customers first; – the evolution and definition of the CTO role; – Stripe’s mission and operating principles; – developer productivity; – attracting and growing talent; – building a learning organization; – and more.

Show notes: Carlos Espinal – David Singleton –

Seedcamp – Stripe –

Seedcamp is Europe’s seed fund, identifying and investing early in world-class founders attacking large, global markets and solving real problems using technology. The Seedcamp Nation includes over 440 startups building breakout businesses that change the way people live, interact and buy and includes publicly listed UiPath, Wise, and unicorns Revolut, Hopin, Sorare, Pleo, wefox, Grover, and along with fast-growing businesses such as Primer, Peppy and Ezra.

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Headquartered in San Francisco and Dublin, the company aims to increase the GDP of the internet.

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