Tina Cessna

Tina Cessna

Senior VP of Engineering at Blackblaze

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  • Tuesday 28th Mar7:00 PM

As head of engineering at Backblaze, I work closely with the Product, Design, and Data teams to define our technical product vision. As part of the executive team, I’m focusing on business strategies and defining the appropriate roadmap to ensure execution. On the Engineering side, my responsibilities include: - driving our talented teams of engineers and QAs on delivering high quality software across our cloud storage solutions, Mac and Windows client applications, Web and Mobile applications, as well as generating a data warehouse for analytics. - partnering with recruiters to hire engineers/QAs to support growth. - ensuring talent retention and growth for my organization.

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Cloud Services
Computer Software

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Preparing to Transition to an IPO

20 July

Tina Cessna, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Backblaze, was well-prepared to lay the groundwork for a more secure organization when her company decided to move toward becoming an IPO.

Stakeholder Management
Strategy and Vision
Implementing Development Processes

20 July

Tina Cessna, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Backblaze, was able to organize her engineering and QA teams by bridging the gap between departments with processes that made the work easier for both sides.

Engineering Processes
Communication and Collaboration
Influencing Others as a Leader

20 July

Tina Cessna, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Backblaze, prides herself on her ability to persuade when conflicts of interest impede the work of her Engineering team.

Communication and Collaboration
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