37 episodes

Follow Jason Warner (MD at Redpoint Ventures and former CTO of GitHub) and Eiso Kant (Founder and CEO of Athenian) as they chat about the biggest lessons they’ve learned about Engineering Leadership throughout the years.

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Follow Jason Warner (MD at Redpoint Ventures and former CTO of GitHub) and Eiso Kant (Founder and CEO of Athenian) as they chat about the biggest lessons they’ve learned about Engineering Leadership throughout the years.

    Episode 37 | Creating Alignment in Superstar Engineering Teams with Phil Calçado

    Episode 37 | Creating Alignment in Superstar Engineering Teams with Phil Calçado

    Phil Calçado is the Global CTO at PicPay, one the largest engineering orgs in Latin America. He joins the podcast to re-tell his war stories as an engineering leader at SoundCloud, Digital Ocean, SeatGeek, MeetUp, and more celebrity-tier tech companies.

    • 48 min
    Episode 36 | F*ck Around and Find Out: The Recession & Engineering Leadership in 2023

    Episode 36 | F*ck Around and Find Out: The Recession & Engineering Leadership in 2023

    Jason and Eiso talk about the economic recession and share their predictions for the year ahead. They chat about what happened in 2022 that set the stage for 2023, what the hiring halt means for software engineers, what will happen to those that didn’t prepare, and more!

    • 43 min
    Episode 35 | From Bottle-feeding to Bottlenecks: Parenting & Engineering Leadership with Allison McMillan

    Episode 35 | From Bottle-feeding to Bottlenecks: Parenting & Engineering Leadership with Allison McMillan

    Allison McMillan, VP of Engineering at Quota Path, joins us to talk about the transformation engineering leaders go through when they become parents and the lessons we can take parenting to our day-to-day as managers.

    • 43 min
    Episode 34 | Managing an Engineering Team in a Remote-First World with Alexandra Sunderland

    Episode 34 | Managing an Engineering Team in a Remote-First World with Alexandra Sunderland

    Alexandra is a Senior Engineering Manager at Fellow.app and the author of Remote Engineering Management: Managing an Engineering Team in a Remote-First World.

    • 42 min
    Episode 33 | Diversity: The Secret Sauce of Engineering Success, with Bethany Foote

    Episode 33 | Diversity: The Secret Sauce of Engineering Success, with Bethany Foote

    Bethany Foote is the Head of Infrastructure Engineering at Outschool and has had a hell of a journey as a software engineer. She joins us to talk about how diversity makes companies better, share the stories she’s heard from women in tech over the years, and how they taught her how to be a better leader, mentor, and coach.

    • 41 min
    Episode 32 | PMOs, Program Managers, and Slaying Reorgs with Shannon Vettes from BlaBlaCar

    Episode 32 | PMOs, Program Managers, and Slaying Reorgs with Shannon Vettes from BlaBlaCar

    Shannon Vettes is a transversal Product and Engineering Leader and self-proclaimed ”process nerd” with a knack for reorgs (as long as you reaally need them!) and for making engineering leaders’ lives easier. She joins the podcast for a deep dive into the PMOs and Program Manager’s roles and when’s the right time to introduce these roles and processes in your organization.

    • 51 min

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thatengineeringguy14 ,

Great insights!

This podcast is full of insights for technical leaders to build themselves and their teams. The conversations are easy to listen to but are also packed full of value!

Devyn Jonash ,

Incredibly insightful, always helpful

I find myself quoting this podcast all the time. Very helpful insights from world class engineering leaders.

Thank you so much for this Eiso and Jason!

gg fluzão ,

Great discussions!

Always a great podcast to listen to, always relevant discussions. 5 stars!

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