Anantha Kancherla

Anantha Kancherla

VP of Engineering at Lyft

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Seniority

18 Years

Hierarchy

Executive

Management Experience

Product Team
Company Culture

Hi everyone, I am Anantha Kancherla, I am leading the software development for Lyft's self driving car. Over my time at Microsoft, Facebook and Dropbox, I have always strived to build high performing teams that try to tackle problems that have not yet been solved and have fun doing it. Looking forward to learning and teaching on Plato.

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Stories

Driving your team to a higher shipping velocity
6 December

Anantha discusses how he encouraged his teams to focus more on shipping.

Company Culture
Team processes
Productivity
Deadlines
Managing Expectations
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Anantha Kancherla

Anantha Kancherla

VP of Engineering at Lyft

Reorganization: what not to do.
6 December

Anantha talks about the mistakes his company made when trying to devise a new organization structure.

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Anantha Kancherla

Anantha Kancherla

VP of Engineering at Lyft

Videos

Plato Event #5: Unknown Unknowns in Engineering Management
Mary NicknishTomas BarretoAnantha Kancherla

Experience

VP Engineering, Software @ Level 5, Autonomous Vehicles Division

Lyft

Jul 2017 - current

Level 5 is Lyft’s self-driving division with offices in Palo Alto, California; Munich, Germany; and London, UK. Our mission is to build the leading self-driving system for ridesharing. Together, with electric vehicles and Lyft Shared rides, autonomous vehicles will save millions of lives globally, eliminate congestion, reduce emissions, and allow us to rebuild cities around people and not cars.

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