Introduction and welcome by:
Opening keynote: Leading with empathy in the age of COVID
Rukmini Reddy, VP Engineering
The talk will focus on how the role of a manager is evolving in today's distributed world. Rukmini will dive into how managers can foster deep relationships, build empathy while remote, and have better 1-on-1 conversations.
Panel: Measuring the Health of Your Engineering Organization
How do you know whether your team or organization is healthy? What are some patterns or anti-patterns to look out for? In this panel, we'll give you tips on how to build productive & motivated teams and what metrics to track.
Talk: The Pursuit of Impact for Engineering Teams
Bruce Wang, Director of Eng of API Systems
This talk will cover how to to create a cycle of designing, hiring, learning, & growing so that your engineering team is operating at its fullest potential.
Take a short break, or visit the Lounge to chat with other engineering leaders
Building a Business-& Customer Focused Eng Team
Roy NG, Cofounder & CEO
Co-hosted with Lohika
In this fireside chat, Roy Ng (who was the former COO of Twilio) will discuss what qualities make a great engineering managers from his 2 decades leading teams. He'll share how eng leaders can better understand the business impact of what their teams are shipping.
Talk: Growing Your Engineers & Keeping Them Motivated During a Pandemic
Said Ketchman, Director of Engineering
In this talk, Said will discuss ways to manage growth and motivation for your engineers during this difficult time, balancing their specific circumstance, expectations for performance, and their long-term career goals. Janice Little, the SVP of Engineering at SheerID, will moderate the audience Q&A.
Panel: Building a Great Remote Hiring & Onboarding Process
Dir. of Engineering
Dir. of Engineering
How do you form an onboarding process where new hires feel a sense of belonging and empowerment as quickly as possible? How do you vet candidates when you're not in the same room? This panel will offer you actionable advice to rethink these processes.
Panel: Connecting Your Team's Work with Your Company's Mission and Goals
Everyone wants their work to be meaningful, and it takes a great leader to help their team feel they're truly contributing to their company's mission. In this final session of the summit, you'll get tips on how to rally your team so they understand how their contributions fit into the larger context of what your company is focused on.
Summit Ends — see you in 2021!