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Andrew First

Andrew First

Co-founder & Chief Technologist at Leanplum

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Hello! I'm the co-founder and Chief Technologist at Leanplum, a startup company focused on customer engagement for B2C companies, since 2012. I was essentially the first engineer, and helped grow the Product Development org to 70 people at its peak with significant local and offshore teams, and processing 20B+ API calls per day. I've led multiple key initiatives, including defining our technical vision, cloud infrastructure cost optimization, large infrastructure migrations and technical debt removal, and reliability improvements. I've also worked closely with other departments, customers, and partners. I've gone in and out of IC, people management, and organizational management roles, and made a lot of mistakes along the way. Previously, I was a Software Engineer at Google. Happy to meet and help however I can!

Hey, I'm available every Friday at 4:30 PM (GMT)

Next time slot available
  July 17, 2020
  4:30 PM (GMT)

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