Employee Motivation with Jean Hsu

Jean Hsu is an engineering leadership coach who is passionate about sharing her people-centric leadership style with teams from small start-ups to larger companies. Having worked at Google, Pulse, and most recently at tech start-up Medium, Jean brings a wealth of experience in both engineering and coaching to help get the best out engineering teams […]

Tips for New Engineering Managers with Chris Paul

Chris is a Staff Engineer at HelloSign, a Y Combinator eSignature startup in San Francisco. He got his bachelor’s degree in computer science at the University of Colorado in 2001 and started as an embedded systems analyst for FedEx, building software for handheld scanners in FORTH. In 2004, he graduated with an MBA in software […]

Compassionate Coding and Diversity with April Wensel

April Wensel is an international speaker and the founder of Compassionate Coding, a social enterprise that provides coaching and training to empower individuals and teams to cultivate sustainable, human-­centered, emotionally intelligent software development practices. She has spent the past decade in software engineering and technical leadership roles at various Silicon Valley startups spanning education, health, […]

Making One-on-Ones Count with David Lynch

After graduating with an MSc in Computer Science from Trinity College, Dublin, I worked for a while as a Software Engineer in the Finance Industry. I eventually ended up at Amazon Web Services working on productising the Cloudwatch monitoring and alarms system for external use. In 2012 I joined Soundwave, a music discovery start up […]

Awesome Resources for New Engineering Managers with Joe Goldberg

Joe is a veteran of the Seattle tech industry, with a background in usability and proven experience building enterprise SaaS products. Prior to EnergySavvy, Joe helped launch the first large-scale Ruby on Rails website on the planet. Most recently, he was technical lead at The Robot Co-op, which was an R&D skunkworks at Amazon and […]

Fireside Chat with Nick Caldwell VPE of Reddit

Nick Caldwell is the VP of Engineering at Reddit where he is responsible for building and operating the 4th most visited site in the US. Prior to joining Reddit, he held various positions in engineering leadership at Microsoft across a 15-year career, including work on natural language processing, enterprise search, machine learning, in-memory databases, and […]

The Importance of Technical Leadership with Patrick Kua

Patrick Kua is A Principal Technical Consultant at Thoughtworks. He is also the author of “The Retrospective Handbook: A guide for agile teams” and “Talking with Tech Leads: From Novices to Practitioners.” Patrick brings harmony to technical and non-technical realms, leading teams and writing software for production systems in .Net, Java and Ruby. Patrick is […]

The Importance of Mentorships with Quang Hoang from PlatoHQ

Quang Hoang founded PlatoHQ (www.platohq.com), emerged from YCombinator,  funded by Slack, SaaSTR fund, VP Engineering Slack and Founder Zoom among others. PlatoHQ is helping engineers become great Engineering Leaders. He’s passionate about leadership, startups, bots, AI and innovation. His dream is to build a solution to make everyone reach their full potential at work. He has […]