Stories and interviews to help you grow
Michael Manapat, Head of Engineering at Notion and former Head of AI/ML Engineering at Stripe, shared his experiences and insights on EPD operating models in a recent webinar titled "Striving for Optimal Efficiency: How Notion leverages EPD collaboration." The interview, conducted by Quang Hoang, co-founder, and CEO at Plato, covered various topics, including the differences between Stripe and Notion's operating models, the challenges Notion has faced in its growth, and the importance of collaboration between engineering and product teams.
Jean Baptiste Coger, a cofounder at Plato, recently led an Engineering Q&A session with Kris Rasmussen, CTO of Figma, the all-in-one design platform and online whiteboard for teams. Rasmussen shared insights on how Figma approaches quality and has maintained its product quality over the years in a session titled “Quality Anti-Patterns: How Figma does things differently.”
Companies are constantly looking for ways to do more with less in today's tech industry. Layoffs and cost-cutting measures are becoming more common, and companies are under pressure to remain competitive. In a recent Plato Q&A session, Sagnik Nandy, President and Chief Development Officer at Okta, and Anna Nicanorova, CTO at Annalect, shared their thoughts on "Doing More With Less" in the tech industry.
From learning how to manage technical debt to delivering impactful features to building team trust, Elevate Fall 2022 provided valuable tips for how to grow as a technical leader.
Rukmini Reddy (VP of Engineering at Slack), Steve Wood (VP of Product at Slack), and Veena Basavaraj (Sr Director of Engineering at WeWork) dig into the heart of fostering a great relationship between mission-based cross-functional teams.
Chris Slowe, CTO at Reddit, shares his experience growing a company from a startup to a major tech conglomerate.
Pauline Marol, VP of Product at PlayPlay, shares a modern product development process that combines discovery and delivery, streamlining the workflow.
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