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Lubo Drobny

Lubo Drobny

Head of Engineering at Slido

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6 Years



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Hi everyone! My name is Lubo Drobny and I am currently Head of Engineering at Slido, where I lead a team of 27 people. Looking forward to meeting you!

Hey, I'm available every Tuesday at 10:00 AM (GMT)

Next time slot available
  December 8, 2020
  10:00 AM (GMT)


Improving Product Discovery
16 January

Lubo Drobny, head of engineering at Slido, highlights the modifications his engineering team made in order to fulfill the quick production changes that product management was requiring. From this, they were able to improve the discovery and see what features made sense sooner.

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Lubo Drobny

Lubo Drobny

Head of Engineering at Slido

Improving Product Delivery
16 January

Lubo Drobny, head of engineering at Slido, discusses how he was able to decrease production cycle time by 39% in just under a year’s time.

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Lubo Drobny

Lubo Drobny

Head of Engineering at Slido


Head Of Engineering


Jun 2017 - current

Agile Coach

SAP Labs Slovakia

Nov 2016 - May 2017

Helping with Agile transformation (SAP Business One)

Software Engineer Teams Leader


Jul 2013 - Oct 2016

GlassIG is an innovative Software Vendor with the aim of providing market leading and cost effective Information Governance solutions for everyone on-premise, cloud or hybrid environments. GlassIG product is based on SOA architecture leveraging J2EE technology (Spring, Hibernate) with combination with latest NoSQL technology like Solr & Hazelcast. My responsibilities: \- R&D Management & Leading of SK teams (Development, QA, Documentation and DevOps, up to 20 persons) \- Agile Scrum master for product delivery (stand-up, backlog management & grooming, planning, review, SoS, bug triage, retrospective) \- Agile coaching & transformation & mindset evangelization \- Technical Product owner for integration \- Communication & coordination with other international teams (Dev, Support, Pre-Sales, Sales) \- Release management for on-premise and cloud offering \- Continues Integration/Delivery & test automation orchestration \- Virtualization of test-bed \- Recruitment & team building from day 0 (UI/UX, Java, C#, BI, QA, DevOps) \- People & office management \- Product & team continues improvement & grow \- Risk identification & escalation \- Enforcing of best quality via practices, processes, workflows, software factory and tools with technical debt mitigation

Senior SW Engineer


Nov 2010 - Jun 2013

Testing and Consulting of OTT SWIPE PostgreSQL HA cluster solution Analyse, Design, Implementation, Integration, Testing and Maintenance of LIOS ONE. Responsibilities: \- Java development & scripting \- Linux platform integration & HA \- PostgreSQL: streaming replication and performance tuning \- Technology research (NoSQL, Hadoop) \- SW & HW environment: test lab, production \- Virtualization: vSphere 5 \- Continuous Integration: nightly builds @ jenkins \- Networking Database: Oracle -> PostgreSQL Business Logic: Java GUI: HTML, JavaScript OS: Solaris -> Linux

Programmer Analyst


Feb 2000 - Oct 2010

Analyse, Design, Implementation, Integration, Testing, Installation, Training, Commissioning, Maintenance, Project Leading and Tender Preparation of Integrated Meteorological System (IMS), Airport Weather Observation System (AWOS, ATIS, Briefing), Unified Data Collection System (UDCS) and Climatology Database (CLDB). Responsibilities: \- Project leading: 3 AWOS @ Morroco \- Product management: UDCS \- Service & Maintenance: IMS, AWOS and UDCS @ Oman, Yemen, UAE, Slovakia, Romania, Latvia, Serbia \- Development: IMS, AWOS, UDCS, CLDB \- SW and HW Integration @ Linux platform \- Technical bids preparation for international tenders: IMS, AWOS, UDCS Database: PostgreSQL, Oracle Business Logic: Java GUI: HTML, JavaScript (AJAX), Flash OS: Linux, Windows


Microstep-HDO s.r.o.

Feb 1998 - Jan 2000

C developer of Integrated Meteorological System IMS on QNX4

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