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Jean Barmash

Jean Barmash

VP Engineering at Komodo Health

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Hello 👋
My next available slot is

  • Friday 24th Dec1:30 PM (GMT)

I've had different engineering leadership roles for about 12 years, and have been part of six different startups, from co-founding one to late-stage, including three Unicorns. Most of my experience is with B2B SaaS companies. I am currently VP Engineering at Apprentice, healthcare startup focused on software for pharmaceutical manufacturing. Before then, worked at Komodo, a big data startup, and Compass, the residential real estate Unicorn based in NYC (IPO in Apr '21). I was the Head of Engineering at Series B startup in retail space with my whole engineering team in Siberia, eventually acquihired. I also co-founded an early stage startup in energy efficiency space. To help improve the overall technical leadership, about 10 years ago I co-founded and still organize the CTO School Meetup in NYC http://www.meetup.com/ctoschool/. If you are in NYC, please join!

About me

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12 Years

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Executive

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Improving Operational Readiness

21 May

Jean Barmash speaks on how to get a new team to a level where they feel aware and engaged in operational duties.

Productivity
Team Processes
Engineering
Growing Leaders Through Participatory Goal-Setting

18 January

Jean describes a team goal-setting exercise that has been very successful.

Goal Setting
Internal Communication
Productivity
Motivation
Team Processes
Engineering
Starting an Engineering Blog

17 September

Jean Barmash shares how he created a blog aimed at creating more visibility for his company among the engineering community.

Company Culture
Convincing
Hiring
Engineering
Advocating for Major Refactoring focused on Technical Debt.

17 September

Jean Barmash shares how he managed to address a large-scale multi-dimensional change needed to speed up their engineering processes.

Company Culture
Reorganization
Team Processes
Engineering
Don’t Let an Inter-Team Crisis Go to Waste

17 September

Jean Barmash shares how he transformed a seemingly bad situation into a beneficial learning for the future.

Conflict Solving
Collaboration
Toxic Atmospheres
Team Processes
Engineering
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Experience

VP / Head of Engineering

Apprentice.io

Apr 2021 - current

Heading up and growing engineering at a fast growing startup focused on improving pharmaceuticals manufacturing from COVID To Cancer.

VP of Engineering

Komodo Health

Oct 2019 - Apr 2021

Helped grow the team from 35 to 130 while launching many new products and growing revenue commensurately.

VP of Engineering

Compass /

Oct 2019 - Apr 2021

Helped grow engineering team and launched 4 new products for our real estate agents.

VP of Engineering

Tradeshift

Oct 2016 - Oct 2019

Launched a strategic new product, Tradeshift Buy, and then lead the external developer platform.

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