Kirk Gray

Kirk Gray

VP Engineering at McGraw Hill

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  • Friday 31st Mar7:00 PM

I am Software Engineer turned Architect turned leader. I love coaching and mentoring engineers and leaders on a wide variety of topics including leadership, communication, change management, and organizational design. I love talking about recruiting, hiring and onboarding, having spent the last year doubling my organization and hiring over 100 engineers. I have enjoyed creating a learning organization. I believe in focusing on what you control, and that we're always competing with ourself yesterday.

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10 Years




Education / eTech
Computer Software

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How to Successfully Complete A Major Reorganization

4 November

Kirk Gray, VP of Engineering at McGraw-Hill, recalls his experiences performing major reorganizations of departments, including successful techniques to ensure a smooth transition.

Stakeholder Management
Conflict Resolution
Team Management
Strategy and Vision
The Importance of a Detailed Leveling Guide

4 November

Kirk Gray, VP of Engineering at McGraw-Hill, examines his process of creating a leveling guide and implementing it in an enterprise.

Stakeholder Management
Team Management
Strategy and Vision
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VP Engineering

McGraw Hill

May 2017 - current

Leading engineering across a broad portfolio of educational technology software, including authoring, new product delivery, adaptive, access/identity, e-commerce.

VP Engineering


Feb 2016 - May 2017

Leading technology at an EdTech startup focused on data management and analysis in the K12 space, with a focus on Charter Management groups.

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