The Hardest Scaling Challenge of All – Yourself

The Lead Developer

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 […]

How to Become a True Engineering Leader? (Live Plato Event)

Four Engineering Managers from Facebook, Kabam, Clever, and Medium shared their tips on becoming a great Engineering Leader during the Plato event hosted on May 15, 2017 in San Francisco. Moderator: Christian McCarrick, CTO/VP of engineering at Telmate Jean Hsu, Engineering Management Consultant, former Engineering Manager at Medium Nikhil Pandit, Engineering Manager at Clever Inc. Richard Sun, Senior Director of […]

Engineering Team Values with Jean-Denis Greze

Jean-Denis Greze is Head of Engineering at Plaid, the technology company giving developers access to the financial system and the tools to build many of the most influential applications and services of the modern financial era. Companies such as Venmo + Paypal, Coinbase, Robinhood, Acorns, Betterment, Clarity Money and hundreds more are built on Plaid – […]

How to Change a Team’s Culture with Ian Miell

Ian Miell is a software industry veteran who has written, maintained, managed and architected some of the world’s busiest systems. He works in financial services now, and also speaks, writes, teaches, and consults on various subjects, the common theme being how change can be managed within complex organisations and the raw technology that can enable […]

Humanizing the Interviewing Process with Emily Leathers

Emily Leathers helps leaders, teams, and communities achieve big goals that make a difference. She’s lucky enough to hold two dream jobs at the same time: as a Director of Engineering at a small startup called Brigade, where she builds web and native apps to help voters make our elected representatives actually work for us, […]