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Bhavin Surela

Bhavin Surela

Director of Engineering at Twilio

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    Emotionally intelligent, strengths-based management style, emphasizing coaching, autonomy, and alignment around a common vision. Passionate about two things: - Building business solutions to complex problems using technology. - Leading, mentoring and helping people in solving those problems. Shaping an engineering culture of continuous improvement and progress, fun, blameless accountability, honest debate, and doing things because they make sense and not because that's the way it is. Ability to balance between Right and Right Now. Understanding that most of the time, a Right Now fix ends up more expensive, but sometimes it is necessary to survive long enough to do Right fix. Experienced leader in developing Enterprise applications, Web development, AdTech, MarTech and Software Development. I love side gigs, I often have one thing or other going on. My most recent project was http://log4sure.com which helps javascript developers keep track of their js. Prior to that was http://shopformuseums.com as a volunteer work to help a friend, it is meant to empower museums of America. (This website is now deprecated by the owner) I am also an occasional blogger at http://bhavinsurela.com.

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    Seniority

    11 Years

    Hierarchy

    Manager of Managers

    Industry

    Cloud Services
    Computer Software
    Internet
    Human Resources

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    Delivering Performance-Related Feedback

    30 October

    Bhavin Surela, Director of Engineering at Twilio, explains why delivering performance-related feedback is a cornerstone skill new managers need to master to the fullest and how it impacts conducting a performance evaluation.

    Feedback
    Engineering
    Overcoming an Analysis Paralysis on Your Team

    30 October

    Bhavin Surela, Director of Engineering at Twilio, describes his efforts to end an “analysis paralysis” on his team by introducing processes that encouraged their bias to action.

    Team Processes
    Company Culture
    Engineering
    Climbing Up the Engineering Ladder

    30 October

    Bhavin Surela, Director of Engineering at Twilio, recalls his experience of climbing up the engineering ladder and emphasizes the importance of a proactive approach and being able to solve the most troublesome problems.

    Career Path
    Personal Growth
    Engineering
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