Interviews with Software Managers tagged #startup


Kevin Deldycke, VP of Engineering at Scaleway

“Developers are not just looking for an occupational programming activity. They are seeking a culture, shared by like-minded peers.”

#backend #identity-management #infrastructure #payments #startup

Olav Stetter, Head of Data Science at KONUX GmbH

“What matters is that you provide the right compass and make everyone on the team better and faster.”

#artificial-intelligence #data-science #internet-of-things #startup

Navin Lal, Founder at Leadup

“Sometimes being a manager is like being a therapist, you just have to listen.”

#entrepreneurship #startup

Nehal Shah, Director of Engineering at Babbel

“I get goosebumps at seeing a team come together and deliver beyond anyone’s expectations.”

#e-commerce #education #media #startup

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

Alexander von Franqué, Author at 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

Swaroop C H, Engineering Manager at Helpshift

“Tech lead is about leading projects. Engineering manager is about leading people, who themselves lead projects.”

#machine-learning #startup

Jeba Singh Emmanuel, Engineering Manager at 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, Engineering Manager at 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, CTO at 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

Shishir Sharma, Director of Engineering at Pingpad

“My team's failure was my failure and my team's success was my success.”

#coaching #devops #full-stack #startup

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