Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark

CTO at Divvy Homes

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Seniority

10 Years

Hierarchy

C-Suite

Management Experience

Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Personal growth
Company Culture
Leadership
Firing
Diversity
Career Path
Hiring
Scaling Team

I'm Nicholas Clark and I'm the CTO at Divvy Homes. We help people buy their first homes and have raised over $30m in our first year (apologies for the VC metrics) and have helped over 90 families into their first home. Prior to Divvy I was at DoubleDutch (https://doubledutch.me/) and grew the engineering team from me (and a company of 3) to around 45 . Prior to DoubleDutch, I was an engineer at Microsoft for 6 years working on Internet Explorer and Bing Looking forward to learning from you all

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Stories

I helped a direct report get out of “Hero” mode
6 December

Facing a “Hero” employee in his team, Nick offers him new opportunities.

Delegate
Internal Communication
Career Path
Underperformance
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
EM
Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark

CTO at Divvy Homes

Do You Know How to Tackle Diversity Issues on Your Team?
6 December

Nicholas realizes that his company’s lack of gender balance limits diversity of thought and creates issues growing and scaling a top engineering team.

Diversity
Hiring
Company Culture
EM
Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark

CTO at Divvy Homes

How to Grow Talent From Within a Company Successfully
6 December

Nicholas finds a way to transition a good support engineer from a stagnant position so he can grow and learn and the company can retain his talent.

Onboarding
Career Path
Scaling Team
EM
Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark

CTO at Divvy Homes

Go beyond salary to build up a complete job offer that candidates won’t decline
6 December

Nick shares his thoughts with us about salary negotiations and hiring.

Salary / Work Conditions
Hiring
Career Path
EM
Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark

CTO at Divvy Homes

Experience

CTO / Co-Founder

Divvy Homes

Aug 2017 - current

Senior SDE

Microsoft

Aug 2005 - Jun 2011

\- Developed test case automation management solution based upon source control - Adopted and used by Windows test organization \- Designed and developed virtualization platform for Windows which allows for the instant provisioning of virtual machines, or clusters of machines \- Developed Celebrity and Movies search experiences for Bing and Bing Mobile

Founder

MobileSrc

Jan 2005 - Jan 2011

Designed and developed mobile software for iPhone, Android, and Windows Mobile devices. Developed a line of activity based games in which the user interacted with the games through the use of real-world motions.

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