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We're a podcast about engineering leadership, especially within startups.

We're a podcast about engineering leadership, especially within startups.
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We're a podcast about engineering leadership, especially within startups.

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English

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4022169110


Episodes

[bonus] — Optimize Your Learning Velocity w. Scott Carleton, Andela

1/1/2018
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[from the archives] Our guest today is Scott Carleton. Scott has a passion for building communities and empowering self-growth through education. Scott is currently the VP of Technology at Andela, a global engineering organization dedicated to fostering the next generation of elite tech talent across Africa. Previously, Scott co-founded Artsicle as CTO, building a global community of visual...

Duration: 00:42:58


0.59 – Blockchain is like Sriracha. It’s delicious on everything — Clay Collins & Nick Gauthier of Nomics.com

12/1/2017
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Clay Collins & Nick Gauthier are founders of Nomics will be “Yahoo Finance for Crypto” and the internet’s home page for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. Nick Gauthier has been developing for the web for 10 years and loves Ruby, Go, and PostgreSQL. You can find him on Twitter at @ngauthier.

Duration: 00:42:39


[bonus] Building for Massive Scale w. Tim Jenkins, CTO of SendGrid

3/30/2017
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Todays episode is from the archives. We are honored to be joined by Tim Jenkins, CoFounder & CTO of SendGrid. SendGrid solves problems for companies sending transactional e-mail. Tim is currently involved with back-end development, operations, and support, and has worn many hats as SendGrid has grown from 3 team members to over 300 over the last...

Duration: 00:34:22


0.39 – Mission Driven Tech w. Zack Bomsta, Owlet

3/9/2017
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Our guest today is Zack Bomsta, CTO of Owlet, which produces the Owlet Baby Monitor. In addition to growing the team, he is involved electronic hardware design and miniaturization, manufacturing, firmware and embedded systems development. Join us to hear war stories from the founding story of Owlet. Owlet is hiring engineering leaders in UT.

Duration: 00:37:12


[bonus] Scaling the Rocket Ship w. Julia Austin of DigitalOcean

3/2/2017
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Our episode today is from the archives. Julia Austin is the CTO of DigitalOcean and a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School of Entrepreneurial Management. Hear about her experiences scaling at rocket ship speed leading DigitalOcean’s engineering and product teams. Find Julia on twitter at @austinfish and find DigitalOcean at DigitalOcean.com

Duration: 00:43:45


0.38 – Understanding People is a Superpower; @rands, VP Engineering at Slack

2/23/2017
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Michael Lopp (also known as @rands) is a Silicon Valley-based engineering leader who builds both people and product at companies such as Borland, Netscape, Palantir, Pinterest, and Apple. While he’s not worrying about staying relevant, he writes about pens, bridges, people, poker, and werewolves at the popular weblog, Rands in Repose. He works as the...

Duration: 00:40:11


0.35 – Reinventing the Organization w. Dan Kador, CTO of Keen.io

2/2/2017
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Dan Kador is the co-founder & CTO of Keen.io. He’s responsible for building the technology and team responsible for analytics via APIs (among a million other things) at Keen — a leader in the analytics space. Join us to learn about the growth of Keen.io at 3, 10, 30, and (soon) 100 team members; and...

Duration: 00:50:44


0.34 — Building for Massive Scale w. Tim Jenkins, CTO of SendGrid

1/26/2017
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Today we are honored to be joined by Tim Jenkins, CoFounder & CTO of SendGrid. SendGrid solves problems for companies sending transactional e-mail. Tim is currently involved with back-end development, operations, and support, and has worn many hats as SendGrid has grown from 3 team members to over 300 over the last 8 years. Join us to...

Duration: 00:34:22


0.32 — Engineering Values Roundup

12/29/2016
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We ask each of our guests what their engineering values are. What we love about this question is that the answers boil down the brass tacks of leadership into 2-3 minutes of fundamentals. We’ve got a fun little thematic episode this week, with 5 answers to this question “What are your engineering values?” jammed packed into a 15...

Duration: 00:15:45


0.30 – Great Engineering War Stories

12/15/2016
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Last week, @owocki’s startup released a new product — The battles last week during this release reminded us of some of our favorite engineering war stories. We ask every CTO on our show “What is your favorite engineering war story?”, and this episode we’re going to play 4 of our *favorites*. These four stories are ordered by scale. We’ll start...

Duration: 00:23:15


0.29 – Building Successful Distributed Teams – Gevorg Hovsepyan

12/8/2016
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Gevorg was the Co-Founder/CTO of LionSharp, where he led development of Gesture and Voice controlled systems. After he left Lionsharp, he became an Agile product / project manager. Join Gevorg as we chat about collaborative leadership, agile teams and organizations, customer engagement, and delivering business and customer value at breakneck speed. Favorite Quotes: People need to...

Duration: 00:40:33


0.28 — Rethinking Education from First Principles w. Manuel Mattke

12/1/2016
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Manuel Mattke is an innovator, entrepreneur, tech product guy (and from time to time developer), with a background in finance, technology and innovation consulting. This week is an extra special episode. Manuel was Kevin’s CTO mentor at the last startup he founded, and Kevin is super excited to share some of the insights that Manuel...

Duration: 00:41:14


[bonus] Quantifying Engineering w. Travis Kimmel of Gitprime

11/24/2016
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We’re taking this week off; If you’re in the US, you’re celebrating Thanksgiving. If you’re not in the US, you can still give thanks — Listen to one of our favorite episodes from the archives: Quantifying Engineering w. Travis Kimmel of Gitprime. Travis Kimmel is the CEO of GitPrime. GitPrime analyzes a team’s codebase to quantify...

Duration: 00:29:57


0.27 Scaling the Rocket Ship w. Julia Austin of DigitalOcean

11/17/2016
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Julia Austin is the CTO of DigitalOcean and a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School of Entrepreneurial Management. Hear about her experiences scaling at rocket ship speed leading DigitalOcean’s engineering and product teams. Find Julia on twitter at @austinfish and find DigitalOcean at DigitalOcean.com Favorite quotes: Build a low fidelity MVP as soon as possible to get...

Duration: 00:43:45


0.23 – Cross-Training with Sales & Marketing featuring @patio11

10/20/2016
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Learn about how Patrick McKenzie combined his technical skills with marketing/sales skills to launch & grow several successful internet businesses. Patrick is the creator of Bingo Card Creator. He learned marketing and sales to launch and grow Kalzumeus Software; He has worked with 37signals, Fog Creek Software, and is now in content & community at Stripe....

Duration: 00:46:07


0.19 — Hiring Junior Engineers into your Startup w. Miles Cook

9/8/2016
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(review this episode on iTunes) This week’s episode features Miles Cook, CTO of Blurrt. Blurrt is a software platform that allows users to collect, listen, showcase, analyse and engage with their social audiences in real time. In this episode, we talk about the growth needed to advance from a Senior Dev role to a CTO role....

Duration: 00:40:55


0.18 – Announcements with Kevin & Miles

9/1/2016
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(review this episode on iTunes) We’re taking this week to make some announcements and talk about the progress we’ve made thus far on our show. We’re really happy with how far we’ve come, what we’ve learned, and what we’ve got on the horizons. Tune in to hear our announcements and be sure to subscribe for...

Duration: 00:08:14