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Ron Pragides

Ron Pragides

VP Engineering at Trustly Group AB

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    Led pre-IPO teams at: BigCommerce, Twitter, Salesforce. CURRENT: • Vice President of Engineering at Trustly, the global leader in Online Banking Payments. PREVIOUS: • Vice President of Engineering at Carta responsible for its flagship product. Led a global team of Engineers across San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York, Rio, and Waterloo. • Vice President of Engineering at AppDirect. Led a global team of 200+ across San Francisco, Montréal, Buenos Aires, and Pune. • Senior Vice President of Engineering at BigCommerce. Scaled the Engineering team from 65 to 130 across San Francisco, Sydney, and Austin. • Director of Engineering at Twitter from 2012 thru its IPO. Responsible for the Engineering Services teams: Trust & Safety, User Services, Content Management Tools, Platform Intelligence, Open Source Programs, Developer Productivity. • In 2004, joined pre-IPO Salesforce when team was ~36 in Engineering. As Senior Director, he was responsible for a large portion of the Salesforce Platform. Ron also worked closely with the corporate development team (Salesforce Ventures) on mergers & acquisitions.

    About me

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    25 Years

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    Executive

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    Hiring Engineering Talent in a Highly Competitive Market

    14 May

    Ron Pragides shares the strategy he used to spot and hire engineering talents in a highly competitive technical market.

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    Experience

    Vice President of Engineering

    Trustly Group AB

    Apr 2021 - current

    Leading an Engineering team with presence in SF and Brazil.

    Executive in Residence

    Terminal

    Sep 2020 - Jan 2021

    Engaging with the Terminal engineering community through virtual events, blogging and mentoring.

    Vice President of Engineering

    Carta

    Feb 2019 - Apr 2020

    Led global team of Engineers across San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York, and Rio.

    Director of Engineering

    Twitter

    Sep 2012 - Jan 2014

    Senior Director, Engineering

    Salesforce

    Jun 2004 - Sep 2012

    Joined pre-IPO Salesforce.

    Engineering Manager

    CBCA

    Nov 2001 - Jun 2004

    Led the development of a workflow system for electronically receiving and processing healthcare claims. System enabled backoffice users in India and the U.S. to process 1.5M medical, dental, and FSA claims per quarter.

    Manager, Application Development

    WeddingChannel.com (acquired by XO Group, Inc.)

    Aug 1999 - May 2001

    Senior Software Engineer

    Rendition, Inc. (acquired by Micron Technology, Inc.)

    Jul 1998 - Aug 1999

    Member of Technical Staff, Graphics & Imaging

    Sun Microsystems

    Nov 1995 - Jul 1998

    Software Design Engineer, Digital Imaging Venture Projects

    Texas Instruments

    Jan 1992 - Jan 1995

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