The Engineering-Manager Transition: How to take great Engineers and make them great Technical Leaders

Updated on October 25, 2017
GOTO Copenhagen 2017
Courtney Hemphill
Courtney Hemphill

Leading technical teams for fast-moving companies at scale

From mentoring team members to aligning engineering efforts with business priorities, today's companies are in dire need of great technical leaders. There is no management school for this and most organizations lack access to guidance or a mentorship framework that can transition their most talented core contributors into contemporary engineering managers. This talk will share tactics for using an engineer's natural pattern-matching skills within a framework for dealing with the situationally complex problems that arise within growing modern technical teams.