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Technical Leadership or Engineering Manager, which one is right for you?

First Session: 

Hosted by Kent Wills

Director of Engineering - Engineering Effectiveness at Yelp


Circle Description

This group is for engineers who are deciding between the technical and the leadership path in their own careers. About the leader of this Circle: Kent currently leads the engineering effectiveness organization at Yelp, supporting all engineers at Yelp. He was previously involved in helping young women learn more about the tech industry and giving them a head start with the #builtbygirls program and is an active member of the AWE mentorship program at Yelp. Prior to Yelp he served as a US Army officer for four years in various leadership positions from management to director roles. He has mentored many engineers and managers on deciding whether the technical or management track is right for them.


This circle is full.


Benefits of joining this Circle:

  • Engage in interactive learning with a limited group of peers ( Full)
  • Bring your own challenges and the Kent will be able to help in live
  • Lifetime access to all session material: slides, templates, recordings and additional resources

What people are saying about Kent

Thanks for the great advice as always !

Vijay Krishna Dandu - Senior Systems Engineer @ Momentive

Kent's advice was exact to the needs of my team. I am delighted I had this conversation and am looking forward to putting these into action.

Manjunath Basaralu Srinivasa - Engineering Manager @ Atlassian

Thank you Kent for valuable perspectives on things related to engineering effectiveness and productivity

Manoj Pahuja - Engineering Director, Quality and Productivity @ Shippo

Kent understood my situation better, shared similar scenarios, and gave very specific actionable advice. He is very inspiring and super helpful. I would like to check all the boxes above - actionable advice, candor, great listener, inspiring, preparedness and productive conversation.

Hem P - Developer @ Not Applicable

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