Managing Managers with Cate Huston

Cate has spent her career working on mobile and documenting everything she learns using WordPress. Now she combines the two as Automattic’s mobile lead. She co-curates Technically Speaking, and admins the New-(ish) Manager Slack. You can find her on Twitter at @catehstn and at Show Notes: LifeLabs Learning NEW(-ISH) ENG-MANAGERS SLACK Tool: Try Google’s Manager Feedback Survey Running a […]

Building an Engineering Culture That Retains Talent – Plato Event

Listen to the panel I moderated at a recent Plato event.  The topic was building and engineering culture that retains talent.  There are some really great responses to the questions and it was a great panel overall.  Thank you to Plato for allowing me to post this on my podcast.   Panelists: Sue Nallapeta, Sr. […]

Career Coaching with Allen Cheung

Allen Cheung is a Director of Engineering at Affirm, leading the User engineering team to build a great user experience for Affirm’s customers. He has worked for a number of technology companies both small and large, with past experience at Counsyl, Square, and Google as a product engineer and engineering manager. Allen received his B.A. […]

The Engineer/Manager Pendulum with Charity Majors

Charity is a cofounder and engineer at, a startup that blends the speed of time series with the raw power of rich events to give you interactive, iterative debugging of complex systems. She has worked at companies like Facebook, Parse, and Linden Lab, as a systems engineer and engineering manager, but always seems to […]

Transitioning to Engineering Management with Shivani Sharma

Shivani is a Senior Engineering Manager at Slack and currently leads the New User Experience engineering team. She is passionate about the engineering leadership craft. She is a mentor in the community where she mentors startup CTOs and engineering managers. Shivani also recently joined the Ascent expert community, a program in partnership with Sequoia Capital, that […]