Javier Lopez

Javier Lopez

VP of Engineering at Wonderschool

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Seniority

14 Years

Hierarchy

Executive

Management Experience

Hiring
Motivation
Scaling Team

Hi I'm Javier, VPE at Wonderschool. At Wonderschool, our mission is to ensure that every child has access to a home away from home that helps them realize their full potential.

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Stories

Making Your Remote Team Feel Part of the Company
15 August

Javier Lopez, director of engineering at Patreon, talks about how to create a sense of company-wide belonging in remote teams.

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Javier Lopez

Javier Lopez

VP of Engineering at Wonderschool

Convincing your executives to increase their hiring budget
6 December

Javier was looking for a senior engineer to join his team but didn’t have a budget that would allow him to afford a high performer. He had to convince his executives to increase their hiring budget.

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Scaling Team
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Javier Lopez

Javier Lopez

VP of Engineering at Wonderschool

Keeping a team engaged when they’re only working on legacy projects and technical debt.
6 December

Javier led a team of engineers who were becoming progressively demotivated due to only working on maintaining and fixing a legacy issues.

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Javier Lopez

Javier Lopez

VP of Engineering at Wonderschool

Experience

VP of Engineering

Wonderschool

Jul 2019 - current

Technical Lead

TV Azteca

May 2013 - Jan 2014

Technical Lead Engineer for MyMAP manager, a system that improve companies management activities and communication between teams. Senior software engineer for HR applications.

Development Lead

ktc digital agency

Nov 2012 - May 2013

At ktc, I led and manage an amazing talented development team that focused in tech as a handcraft: The right mix of insight, design, art, user experience, coding, integration, security, QA and analytics. \-Suzuki, Profuturo, Nestlé, Jameson, Roche, Mattel were only a few of the costumers that we build software for.

Director Of Engineering

Vinco Orbis Proyectos SA de CV

Jul 2010 - Oct 2012

First Senior Software Engineer. I helped to lead, grow, manage and strengthen the engineering team. We went from 5 to 25 engineers, many of them are now successful senior software engineers and managers in Silicon Valley companies. \- Scope, design and lead the implementation of the Aeromexico (Most important airline in Mexico) CMS. We ensure website availability and performance during high flying seasons. \- Management and technical leadership of the development team for Club Premier, the most recognized loyalty program in Mexico, we implemented the loyalty online program application, primary site, CMS and mobile applications. \- Design and development of Award-winning web applications and websites.

Senior Software Engineer

Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Oct 2007 - Jul 2010

Full stack engineer for "Hospital Digital" applications. Web applications that improve several operations in Health Care center across the country. Fast development and deployment using Java and Grails.

Software Engineer

Scotiabank Inverlat

Jan 2006 - Oct 2007

Main Software Engineer in the Mexico team. ITP, application used for customer operations at all banking centers in the country and Latin America. Worked on this project at different stages, from analysis to development and testing using a Java based proprietary framework.

Software Engineer

Porto Mx S.A. de C.V.

Dec 2004 - Dec 2006

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