Will Koffel

Head of Startup Ecosystems, Google Cloud, Americas

Will Koffel leads the Google Cloud Startup Program in the Americas and is an experienced startup founder, CTO, and advisor. Koffel served as the CTO of Qwiklabs before it was purchased by Google.

Latest Posts From Will Koffel

is AI relevant for a startup

Is Artificial Intelligence Still Relevant for Startups?

If artificial intelligence confuses you, think about what happens when it’s not leveraged properly. For context, consider the London-based VC firm MMC who found that about 40% of European AI startups don’t use AI in any tangible way. MMC (and TheVerge) are saying that companies just want to take advantage of the AI hype. Meaning that […]

Early Stage CTO can handle pressure

4 Ways Early Stage CTOs Can Learn to Roll With the Punches

There’s always a tinge of “TBD” that accompanies the role of an early stage startup CTO. There’s a reason the position comes with that “up in the air” feeling. Early stage companies can’t immediately hire someone with the tech and executive know-how needed to handle the job. Most startups appoint a lead developer or some other tech go-to […]