Roles of the CEO

This page lists the roles and responsibilities of the Sourcegraph CEO.


  • Set the high-level strategy.
  • Communicate the strategy and values to our team and the entire community.
  • Hire great people. Help people that are not a good fit find another job.
  • Ensure the company has enough cash (through revenue, cost-cutting, and/or fundraising).
  • Engage with the current and prospective Sourcegraph community in person, on social media, etc.
  • Create an environment and a set of processes to support giving teammates a high level of ownership over their work.
  • Lead by example in accountability, continuous improvement, and truth-seeking.