Hey! I'm Alexandra - I manage the web engineering teams (13 direct reports) at a small data analytics company in soho nyc. They work in Angular/React/Node and Clojure. Previously I was tech lead for a team of full stack developers at ADP's innovation lab and a data analytics consultant at Accenture. I co-organize the Women Tech Leaders NYC meetup https://www.meetup.com/WTL-Women-Tech-Leaders-NYC. I read 128 books in 2018 (beating my 96 from 2017) Slack me about hiring, team culture, orchestrating large scale rewrites, productivity/morale, introvert-extrovert relations, or just to say hi!
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