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CTO for Impact startup 2Witness

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Are you passionate about using technology to make a positive impact in the world?

We are a startup company on a mission to revolutionize the way people report crimes. As our CTO, you will play a crucial role in leading the development of our cutting-edge platform and driving innovation in the field of crime reporting.

About 2Witness

2Witness is an early-phase startup & impact company supported by KTH Innovation. In 2022 there were 1.44 million crimes reported. Traditional methods of reporting crimes and gathering information can be time-consuming and require a lot of work. Additionally, it can be difficult to keep information secure and protect witnesses and victims from further harm. 2witness technology can help solve these problems by offering a digital tool for reporting crimes and collecting information in a secure and efficient way.

About the role

As we continue our exciting journey, we are now seeking a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to join our team. As the technical lead for our platform, you will be responsible for both strategic and operational aspects of our technology. It is advantageous if you have worked with high security projects before.

You will be in charge of the ongoing development of our services and will have a close working relationship with our vendors and partners. You possess good communication skills in Swedish and are able to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical team members.

As a natural leader, you will plan and drive all technical development with a focus on delivering the best customer experience. You will have a great opportunity to shape and influence the role. You will be responsible for leading the development of our High secure cutting-edge platform and driving innovation in the field of crime reporting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the technical strategy and development of the platform and application.
  • Working with a high secure technology
  • Building and managing a high-performing engineering team, including coaching.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver a user-friendly and secure product.
  • Staying up-to-date on high security industry trends and implementing new technologies as needed

Skills & Requirements


  • Strong experience in software development, with a focus on building scalable, high secure, and user-friendly products
  • Understanding high-security priorities and a security-first approach
  • Proven leadership skills and experience managing a team of engineers
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and abilities to think strategically
  • Passion for using technology for social good
  • Highly structured with good communication skills and attention to details.

We believe in diversity and therefore welcome all applicants regardless of gender, background, orientation, or beliefs.

What do we offer you?

We offer an opportunity to join a start-up with a unique solution, based on need-driven research and collaboration with partners. We offer a career path with an opportunity to grow into a leadership role in the technology and product development, with all the risks and perks associated with a start-up. Until initial funding is secured, you will be primarily incentivized via ownership in the company.

We expect you to initially spend part-time over a period of time and to be able to increase this to full-time when we secure the funding.

Being part of a core team, you will have an influence on the direction of the company. You will have independence, flexibility, but also responsibility. We will support you in your intellectual and personal growth together with KTH Innovation.


If you're ready to join a dynamic and mission-driven team on a mission to make a real difference, we'd love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team as CTO and help us change the world!

Great Place to Work

  • Business Development Coach from KTH

  • Access to mentor and investor network

  • Proof-of-concept funding

  • IP and legal counseling

  • Team development support

About the company

This Company is currently supported by KTH Innovation at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Startup projects receive extensive support from inhouse Business Development Coaches as well as additional support within team development, IP and legal counseling, access to industry, mentor and investor networks.

Linda Edmén | Contact Person

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