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Neil Mitchell

Neil Mitchell

Head of Platform Engineering at Valley National Bank

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Hello 👋
My next available slot is

  • Friday 24th Dec7:30 PM (GMT)

Hello everyone, looking forward to being a part of this exciting group. My name is Neil Mitchell. I am the Head of Platform Engineering at Valley National Bank - a large community bank based in NJ/NY/FL/AL. I have 20+ years of engineering and leadership experience in established and startup companies. Being an engineer I love the "How" of building great products, but I deeply appreciate the importance of getting the "What and Why" right. In my spare time, I love sampling the craft beers of NY/NJ and the USA, traveling, and cycling. I'm looking forward to helping others out there grow and learn from this fantastic idea of sharing talent, knowledge, and experience.

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