Interviews with Managers in Software

About transitioning from development to management


Arpan Sheth, Engineering Manager at Twitter

“Everyday I want to make sure that I have put my team in a place where they have clarity in terms of expectations and have all the tools / support they need to perform their job.”

#devops #music #product #web

Rei Colina, Head of Research and Development at letzNav

“The key is to find the sweet spot where I stay close to the technology and architecture at hand, without interfering with the team's flow.”

#data-analytics #distributed-teams #startup

Daniel Doubrovkine, CTO at Artsy

“I like this type of work because of the impact it has. I get to see and feel everything that’s going on at the company, then understand and make strategic decisions around actual technology that makes or breaks it.”

#enterprise #entrepreneurship #fine-arts #startup

Jonathan Bull, Co-founder and CEO at EmailOctopus

“Programming will always be where I feel most comfortable, but ultimately I’m rewarded by seeing the company grow.”

#email-marketing #entrepreneurship #remote

Ray Wenderlich, Co-founder at raywenderlich.com

“I could either change my actions (stop being a manager and get back to programming), or I could change my identity (and think of myself as a manager/leader/entrepreneur).”

#distributed-teams #education #mobile #remote

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