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Engineering Leadership Podcast

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What does it take to be a great leader? We asked some of the most influential names in software engineering and product management. You’ll learn ways to grow as a software engineering leader, optimize your time, develop your team, structure your organization and get the right products to market, faster. In each episode, Joshua Samberg uncovers the empowering insights and daily habits of industry leaders who think, speak, and act in ways that make a positive difference in their lives and in the lives of others.

What does it take to be a great leader? We asked some of the most influential names in software engineering and product management. You’ll learn ways to grow as a software engineering leader, optimize your time, develop your team, structure your organization and get the right products to market, faster. In each episode, Joshua Samberg uncovers the empowering insights and daily habits of industry leaders who think, speak, and act in ways that make a positive difference in their lives and in the lives of others.

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Czech Republic

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What does it take to be a great leader? We asked some of the most influential names in software engineering and product management. You’ll learn ways to grow as a software engineering leader, optimize your time, develop your team, structure your organization and get the right products to market, faster. In each episode, Joshua Samberg uncovers the empowering insights and daily habits of industry leaders who think, speak, and act in ways that make a positive difference in their lives and in the lives of others.

Language:

English


Episodes

Self-reflection: How to become a confident, high-performing leader (with Ramona Shaw)

1/3/2022
In the seventh episode of our podcast series, Joshua welcomes Ramona Shaw, his BetterManager leadership coach. Ramona works with both emerging and experienced technology leaders to help them achieve their fullest leadership potential. In this inspiring episode, Joshua and Ramona explore the function and value of coaching, revealing actual examples of challenges they worked on together as catalysts for Joshua’s growth. Ramona, who spent years working in a corporate setting before...

Duration:01:24:15

Building a development center from the ground up (with Timmy Ho)

8/6/2021
In the sixth episode of our podcast series, Joshua welcomed Timmy Ho, our first engineering hire in North America. An engineering manager in our Vancouver office, Timmy reflected on bootstrapping our new Canadian development center. The discussion touched on topics including product excellence, agile development, the importance of work-life balance, and how to build strong teams and culture. It also provided an intriguing glimpse into Productboard’s growth engineering and other exciting...

Duration:01:02:41

Becoming the leaders we wished we’d had (with Disha Al Baqui)

12/15/2020
For the fifth episode in our podcast series, Joshua welcomed a former colleague and old friend, Disha Al Baqui, Principal Engineering Manager at Hulu. Joshua and Disha met in 2014 when they worked as individual contributors for the same company. Today, both are tackling entirely different challenges as engineering leaders. Besides catching up, the two discussed their paths to leadership, the importance of diversity in engineering, and how their leadership styles were shaped by the types of...

Duration:01:18:44

Leading during a crisis: Chaos engineering for collaboration (with Raz Shuty)

7/7/2020
For the fourth installment in our podcast series, Joshua welcomed Raz Shuty, Director of Engineering at Delivery Hero. This was an episode of firsts: the first non-productboard guest and the first episode recorded remotely. During a lively conversation, Josh and Raz discussed the challenges of leading during a crisis, the highs and lows of people management, and why you don’t have to be a manager to lead. Interested in joining our growing team? Well, we’re hiring across the board! Check out...

Duration:01:20:01

Employee growth: Conversations on the way to the lighthouse (with Daniel Hejl)

4/7/2020
In the third instalment of our Engineering Leadership podcast, Joshua welcomes Daniel Hejl, our CTO and co-founder. During an interesting discussion around facilitating employee growth, Daniel highlights the importance of curiosity, clear goals, and regular, honest conversations in guiding employees towards that lighthouse in the distance. Interested in joining our growing team? Well, we’re hiring across the board! Check out our careers page for the latest vacancies. We’d love to hear from...

Duration:00:42:19

Community Q&A #1: Empathy is a skill that can be learned (with Vojtech Vondra)

1/14/2020
What metrics do you use to track team performance? What challenges are there when scaling teams? And how do you maintain healthy relationships at work while having the difficult conversations that help people grow? In part 2 of the conversation, our Director of Engineering, Vojtech Vondra, answers these questions and more – all posed by the Prague engineering leadership community. Plus, Joshua makes someone laugh for the first time in the podcast’s brief history. Interested in joining our...

Duration:00:31:47

It’s not a promotion, it’s a career change (with Vojtech Vondra)

1/13/2020
Kicking off the podcast series, host Joshua Samberg is joined by our very own Director of Engineering, Vojtech Vondra. During a wide-ranging conversation, they discuss productboard’s efforts to expand the conversation around engineering leadership, Vojtech’s path to becoming an engineering leader, and the experiences that inspired their leadership philosophies. Interested in joining our growing team? Well, we’re hiring across the board! Check out our careers page for the latest vacancies....

Duration:00:29:08