Michael Marano

Michael Marano

Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google

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  • Friday 10th Feb4:30 PM

I'm Michael Marano and am currenlty Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google working with large and complex companies on cloud adoption. Prior to Google, I was VP of Engineering at Kabam. I've managed engineers for about 10 years, done consulting, run distributed teams, built products and teams from scratch, run engineering, product, and operations. Building great products is a social endeavor.

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Maintaining Direct, Clear Engineering Feedback While Becoming Less Hands On

2 August

Michael Marano is the technical director in the office of the CTO at Google. He offers two alternatives to the inevitable absence of thorough feedback that comes as a manger begins to relinquish control over the day to day responsibilities of teams.

Feedback
New Manager Of Manager
Performance
Engineering
Product
Coordinating Capabilities for Improved Processes and Practices

28 November

Michael Marano describes the importance of processes and practices so that they are advantageous for the individual and the company.

Collaboration
Productivity
Sharing The Vision
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Motivation
Team Processes
Career Path
Engineering
Product
Collaborating Through Process Change to Achieve Positive Team and Business Outcomes

28 November

Michael Marano stresses the importance of collaboration and partnership during change management processes.

Collaboration
Productivity
Sharing The Vision
Team Processes
Engineering
Product
Managing a team of engineers who are not technically aligned

6 December

Michael had to enforce a technical decision when only half of his engineers were convinced.

Dev Processes
Deadlines
Productivity
Convincing
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Team Reaction
Engineering
Product
A good performer who lost passion for his company

6 December

Michael relates how one of his best engineers progressively lost passion for his company and their product, and the negative effect the engineer had on his team.

Internal Communication
Sharing The Vision
Roadmap
Motivation
Toxic Atmospheres
Career Path
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Engineering
Product
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