Proper Expectation Setting and Mindful Communication with Lara Hogan

Lara Callender Hogan is an engineering leader, coach, and consultant at Wherewithall. She is also the author of Designing for Performance (O’Reilly, 2014), Building a Device Lab (Five Simple Steps, 2015), and Demystifying Public Speaking (A Book Apart, 2016). Lara champions engineering management as a practice, having built and led engineering organizations as an Engineering Director at Etsy and VP of Engineering […]

From Intern to VP of Engineering with Mihai Fonoage

Mihai Fonoage is the Vice President of Engineering for Modernizing Medicine. In this role he leads a Team of Engineers that are working on building high-quality software for medical practices to increase efficiency and improve patient care. With over 13 years of experience in the technology world, his technical prowess has strongly contributed to Modernizing […]

Managing Former Peers with Jen Dary

Jen Dary is the founder of Plucky, an organization that works with companies and individuals to create healthy dynamics at work. She is a leadership coach and speaker; she travels across the US teaching workshops, including her popular course, So Now You’re a Manager, which trains new managers across the country for the complex work of […]

Slowing Down to Go Faster with Leonard Chung

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. […]

Should Managers Write Code with Leith Abdulla

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, […]

Nurturing an Inclusive Environment – Live Plato Event

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 […]

Diversity and Inclusion and Building High Performing Teams with Erica Stanley

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, […]

How to Leave a Company as a Manager by Dennis Nerush

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 […]

Remote Teams and the Importance of Employee Mental Health with Katie Womersley

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 […]

Hiring Best Practices and Diversity and Inclusion with Rachael Stedman

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 […]