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, […]

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 […]

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.

Thank you,

Christian

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 […]