Interviews with Engineering Managers in Product

Software Engineering Managers in Product on how they think about management


Arthur Sabintsev
Arthur Sabintsev, Capital One

“Everything happens in real-time and a lot of it, especially at the beginning, comes down to following your gut instincts, which may not always be right.”

#ios #mobile #product

Brian Wheeler
Brian Wheeler, Braze

“I tremendously enjoy saving people’s time, helping them grow their responsibility and skill set, and creating environments where people can get things done.”

#mobile #product

Arpan Sheth
Arpan Sheth, 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

Alexander von Franqué
Alexander von Franqué, Hiring Engineers

“Work hard on constantly improving yourself, listen more than you speak and most importantly, practice empathy.”

#augmented-reality #frontend #product #startup #systems-programming

Steffen Wenz
Steffen Wenz, TrustYou GmbH

“Learning management skills will make you a more well-rounded employee, human being and maybe even set you up for entrepreneurship.”

#data-science #natural-language-processing #product #web

Ahmed El Gabri
Ahmed El Gabri, Lightspeed

“First, be a good listener and second, understand how to send a message in a way that the other person will understand it in the way that you want.”

#frontend #product #web

Tom Bartel
Tom Bartel, Trivago

“The aspect that motivated me most about the role was seeing other people grow and do things that surprise you.”

#product #web

Jeba Singh Emmanuel
Jeba Singh Emmanuel, Linkedin

“I didn’t let my role define me and did whatever was needed to make the project a success.”

#ios #product #startup

Jigyasa Mathur
Jigyasa Mathur, Contentful

“Be patient. It gets much easier and clearer. And there is way more to learn than you imagine when you begin.”

#coaching #entrepreneurship #full-stack #product #startup

Andy Crouch
Andy Crouch, Open Energy Market

“It has surprised me how much I enjoy the business side of my role. I have learnt so much about accounting, sales and marketing and finance.”

#devops #product #remote #startup #web

Karen Cohen
Karen Cohen, Wix.com

“Progress and change take time, you have to learn to be patient and look at it from a birds-eye view.”

#architecture #devops #product #public-speaking

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