Leonard is the founder and CEO of Hello Chava, a company reimagining productivity tools for the solo professional. Over the past 25 years, Leonard has recognized emerging markets and launched multiple successful products with a particular focus in SaaS, Cloud Computing, and Collaboration through first gen products such as Hello Chava, Syncplicity, Windows PowerShell, and SETI@home. […]
Modified Podcast Schedule for the Next Few Months
To my listeners: Due to work logistics, speaking at The Lead Developer Conference in London , family vacations and such, I will not be able to publish the SimpleLeadership Podcast on a weekly schedule over the next couple of months. I will try for an every other week release.
Please listen to some of my fantastic past episodes in the archives.
Given a jar of peanut butter, a spoon and a challenging problem, I feel set up for success! I build and manage happy, healthy engineering teams that ship impactful products without sacrificing the user or developer experience. I like to focus on engineering culture (testing, performance + career growth), creating tools for engineering managers, internationalization, […]
Today’s podcast is a recording of a live panel that I moderated which focused on nurturing an inclusive environment at technology companies. It was part of a larger event put on by the tech mentoring company Plato. The fantastic guests that I had a chance to discuss this with were: Shivani Sharma, Senior Engineering Manager […]
Erica is an engineering manager for the integrations and data analytics teams at SalesLoft – where she’s helping grow the product engineering team for the 4th fastest growing software company in North America and #1 best place to work in Atlanta. During her 18 year career in tech, she’s worked with large companies, including Boeing, […]
Dennis is the Head of Integration at HiredScore, a startup that helps large companies achieve their hiring and recruiting goals using deep system integrations and AI. Dennis is a former team and group leader at Sears Israel working on large scale social e-commerce platform and before that he was a team leader and a full […]
Katie is a Director of Engineering at Buffer, a globally distributed team with no offices, and O’Reilly author. At Buffer, she leads the engineering team focusing on crafting productive, effective teams and delivering a world class software product. She previously worked as software engineer before moving into leadership. Her writing has appeared in The Next […]
Rachael is an engineering manager for the infrastructure and backend teams at Lever, a collaborative hiring software product helping companies recruit and grow their teams. She joined the team in 2014 as a product engineer and was one of the first employees to kickoff internal discussions around diversity and inclusion. She transitioned into a management […]
There will not be a podcast episode this week – April 1, 2018 (Easter / Spring Break)
To my listeners: Due to work logistics, moderating a panel, Easter weekend and Spring Break, there will not be a new podcast published this week. Please stay tuned as the SimpleLeadership Podcast will return with a new episode next Sunday evening.
You’ve built websites that scaled to millions of users, indexed terabytes of data, and created automatic deployments to thousands of nodes – but now you’re struggling to manage a handful of people. You’re in meetings all day, deadlines are looming, a Board presentation is approaching, your top engineer just disappeared to “”find themselves”” and annual […]