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Ning Song

Ning Song

Senior Engineering Manager at Rivian

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Hello 👋
My next available slot is

  • Friday 10th Dec6:00 PM (GMT)

I'm a Senior Engineering Manager in Rivian's Digital Technology org responsible for the digital experience of buying and owning/operating the vehicles (e.g., purchase, delivery, service, insurance, etc.). Prior to that, I was Director of Engineering for Rakuten Rewards (formerly Ebates) where I lead teams on mobile app development and B2B advertising platforms. Prior to that I was engineering manager for TuneIn leading Ad Revenue and Data Engineering teams. I've been in the Bay Area for around 15 years, working up and down the tech stack at big corps (Enterprise, Consumer) and small startups (Consumer). I have managed teams of various sizes, and other managers as well. I view management as driving business impact through people, and impacting people in work and life in general. Some of the ideas I follow: - Strong opinions loosely held - Be idealistic, be practical - Trust is paramount - Radical candor

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7 Years

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Manager of Managers

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Managing Promotion Expectations

22 August

Ning Song shares his experience and the valuable lessons he learned when their company implemented new job title and leveling guidelines that sparked negative reaction from the team.

Handling Promotion
Legitimacy
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Career Path
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Engineering
Resolving Conflicts in a Non-Work Setting

22 August

Ning Song describes how he intervened and managed a conflict situation involving his team members in an after-work gathering.

Conflict Solving
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Juniors
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Engineering
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