Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

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Seniority

12 Years

Hierarchy

Executive

Management Experience

Handling Promotion
Productivity
Onboarding
Hiring
Product Team

My name is Jeremy and I currently manage mobile engineering at InVision. InVision is a fully distributed team, so we all work remotely which shapes some of my thinking about management. In the past I've managed teams from the Product Management, Platform Engineering, Systems Engineering side, etc.

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Stories

Little ‘P’ Product Owner
3 July

Jeremy Wight shares how to get people passionate about taking ownership of the product.

Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Motivation
Ownership
Productivity
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

The Three Dimensions of Engineering Management
3 July

Jeremy Wight lists the three main areas under engineering management and questions that reflect upon the responsibilities of those conditions.

Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Personal growth
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

Gaining Technical and Product Knowledge
3 July

Jeremy Wight shares the benefits of being humble about the knowledge you have and how you can develop and grow into a role with the help of your team.

Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Collaboration
Legitimacy
Personal growth
Dev Processes
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

What Does a Senior Engineer Look Like?
30 May

Jeremy Wight describes some of the key competencies that engineers at the senior level are expected to display.

Career Path
Hiring
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

What Does a Lead Engineer Look Like?
20 November

Jeremy Wight shares the traits that he looks for in a lead engineer.

Personal growth
Leadership
Internal Communication
Productivity
Career Path
Collaboration
Managing Expectations
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

Clear expectation setting and onboarding process to maximize new hire success
6 December

Jeremy shares with us his onboarding process and how he sets clear expectations from day one.

Productivity
Onboarding
Team processes
Managing Expectations
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

Implementing a better collaboration between Product and Engineering
6 December

Jeremy inherited a team that his VP presented him as totally underperforming. However, Jeremy prefers to investigate to understand where their lack of productivity comes from.

Underperformance
Productivity
Collaboration
Internal Communication
Managing Expectations
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Jeremy Wight

Jeremy Wight

VP, Product and Engineering at Base

Videos

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Experience

VP, Product and Engineering

Base

Feb 2019 - current

Base is creating the platform and space for Executive Assistants.

Co-Founder

reviewkite

Jun 2016 - Mar 2018

reviewkite aims to be the the tool of record for easing online review management for all of your locations.

Software Development Manager

DOM360 (Dealer Online Marketing)

Apr 2014 - Jul 2015

Leading an incredible team of developers and designers through the planning, design, execution, testing, launch, maintenance and go to market strategy of an innovative unified marketing and workflow application. Functioning primarily in the ScrumMaster role facilitating our Agile team-based development process, my role also crosses over often into the Product Manager and Product Owner role. I do whatever needs to get done to help my team finish well! Building in CodeIgniter (MVC) and utilizing AJAX, JS, SaSS, and more, our team has developed many custom modules and integrated with many different API's for displaying, analyzing, and generating information in: Website Analytics SEO Management Digital Advertising via Google, Bing and Facebook Social Management Reputation Management Business Listing Management Ad Agency Workflow Customizable and Dynamic Dashboards Wiki Knowledge Base Idea and Feedback Submission ...and more! DOM360 is an innovative tool that I am proud to be part of developing. For more information on the DOM360 application, visit us at www.dom360.com

Product and Engineering Leadership

Lead Krabi

Jun 2010 - Jun 2015

Lead Krabi exists to help get the results you have always dreamed of. Strategic Planning, Project Management, Engineering, Product Development... We aim to help target the weak links in your business processes and provide solutions to help you offer your customers more value. Specific Focuses: \- Developed cross-cultural business relationships, providing insight and value in a wide range of vertical markets \- Strategic Consulting for Small and Medium Businesses \- Development for wide-range of vertical markets \- Product Development lead for web and mobile application development with teams spanning multiple countries \- Managed teams to get projects completed and delivered on time \- Proficient in Agile: Kanban and Scrum development methodologies

Vice President

Fast Break Tech Inc.

Apr 2004 - Oct 2010

Senior Leadership, Technical Consulting, Market Development, Sales, Staff Development Specific Duties: \- Lead on all web development projects \- Managed all day-to-day business operations  \- Managed, trained and oversaw team of up to 15 IT Technicians \- Developed business by effectively creating and nurturing client relationships \- Contributed in increasing annual gross revenue from $150K to over $750K in under 4 years \- Manage Small, Medium and Enterprise networks for wide range of clients \- Managed client projects with multiple teams under tight timelines \- Train and support Level I and Level II Technicians and troubleshoot difficult technical issues \- Oversaw complex migrations, verifying objectives with executives, work-flow with management and preferences with end-users

Student Orientation Program Coordinator

California State University, Sacramento

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003

\- Managed annual budget of $250,000 New Student Orientation Program 
- Recruited, hired, trained and managed staff of 25
 \- Identified and evaluated key value points for new students and trained staff to focus on providing high value information to maximize efficiency
 \- Planned and executed small, medium and large scale events on an on-going basis \- Taught Upper Division college course which purpose was to train Student Orientation Leaders how to properly advise incoming students \- Frequently addressed large audiences of over 1,000 people from all socio-economic backgrounds

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