Interviews with Software Managers in Web

Software Managers in Web talk about their transition 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.”

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Steffen Wenz, CTO at TrustYou GmbH

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

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Ahmed El Gabri, Principal Software Developer (JavaScript) at 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.”

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Ana Ulin, Staff Software Engineer at Abl Schools

“Seeing all our collective work come together as we make progress towards whatever we’re building is hugely satisfying.”

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Tom Bartel, Lead Engineer (previously Product Manager and Engineering Manager) at Trivago

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

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Joan Gamell, Staff Front-end Engineer at Slack

“Becoming a manager is not easy at first, but can be very rewarding as long as you take pride and pleasure in building highly performant teams.”

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Andy Crouch, Chief Technology Officer 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.”

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