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Nono Guimbi

Nono Guimbi

Engineering manager at Slack

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6 Years


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Hi! My name is Nono, I am an Engineering Manager at Slack. I recently joined a brand new team that just got formed for a precise purpose. The team is pretty small right now, a dedicated PM, a designer, a user research and 2 backend engineers who reports to me. I will be in charge of growing the team to achieve our goal. I am happy to be on Plato and looking forward to get to know you.

Hey, I'm available every Wednesday at 8:30 PM (GMT)

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  September 9, 2020
  8:30 PM (GMT)

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19 December

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Nono Guimbi

Nono Guimbi

Engineering manager at Slack


Engineering Manager


Nov 2018 - current

Senior Software Engineer Platform


Mar 2015 - Mar 2017

Software Engineer Platform. I design, develop, and maintain platform-level services used by Jawbone’s software applications. I work closely with web application and mobile client developers to build services and APIs that are fast, scalable, and easy to use.

Co-Founder and Product Manager

Les P'tits Mwana

Nov 2011 - Dec 2016

Les Ptits Mwana is a parenting website targeting French speaking people worldwide. I was doing the job of a product manager and a community manager Here are the main features : • A "Stack Overflow" for moms. • A Birth Stories space where moms can write and share their Birth Stories. • An advanced Search criteria component to help moms finding the Birth Stories. • An editorial space where I was writing articles on a daily basis. As a Community Manager, I • have worked on building a community on Facebook and a Youtube Channel • have created a campaign to help moms accept their body. This campaign has been featured on TV in a show for moms called "Les Maternelles" in France. The campaign name is "Le Vrai Corps des Moms"(Moms Real Body). I was also in charge of • Competitor analysis and finding new opportunities • Researching potential partnerships • Getting moms feedback • Monitoring traffic and behavior on Google Analytics • Brand awareness, guerrilla marketing

Senior Software Engineer


Sep 2012 - Feb 2015

Skout is a location-based social networking mobile application. As a Senior Backend Software Engineer I work in the backend team, build feature and implement scalable application server code.

Software Engineer


May 2011 - Mar 2012

Viadeo is a professional social network with over 40 million members worldwide. I worked in the Acquisition team which is focused on getting new members and increasing virality. Lead Developer on the integration of Gigya (a social portal which gives access to the top social networks). I have Improved the overall sign up process : • Designed the new signup pages and populated the profile with the social profile • Redesigned templates email • Added virality by notifying the network of the new signup. • Worked on several business processes to improve the user behavior tracking. • Improved Invitation and reminder processes.

Java Developer


May 2007 - May 2011

myERP.com is a saas ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) that was at the beginning a desktop java application. • Lead developer on the integration of myERP.com in the Google Apps Marketplace. Used Google Apps Licensing and Provisioning APIs. myERP.com has been integrated in the Google Apps Market Place and has been successfully launched in march 2010. 3000 signups the first week. • Released the first public beta of myERP.com. myERP.com was originally a desktop application written in Java/Swing. It has evolved to a Saas application developed in GWT. Successfully launched myERP.com at the Google Developer Day, Paris 2008. Demoed myERP.com at the Google I/O conference, San Francisco I/O 2009.

Project Manager


Jan 2005 - Apr 2007

• CRM project manager \- Wrote the initial technical specification \- Designed UI and implemented processes \- Worked on the integration with Microsof Outlook. • Onsite deployment of the ERP at Fotovista (owner of the online e-commerce website pixmania.com) for 6 months \- Migrated the database from MySQL to Oracle \- Configured and deployed the application \- Support

Java Developer


Sep 2003 - Jan 2005

• Lead the migration of the desktop application from a single user mode to a multi-users one, using Java RMI API. • Implemented the concurrency access policy to the data • Created the setup application using InstallShield for Windows • Created several reports using JasperReport/IReport

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