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Ron Pragides

Ron Pragides

former VP Engineering at Carta

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25 Years



Management Experience

Handling Promotion
Scaling Team

I've led teams thru IPO at: BigCommerce, Twitter, Salesforce. Carta Led Engineering for the flagship product (Equity Plan Management) with team members in SF, NYC, Palo Alto, Buenos Aires, and Waterloo. AppDirect Led a global team of 200+ Engineers across SF, Montréal, Buenos Aires, and Pune. BigCommerce Joined as first SF employee and scaled the Engineering team from 65 to 130 across SF, Sydney, and Austin. Twitter Led the Engineering Services team of 60 from 2012 thru the IPO. Salesforce Joined when the Engineering team consisted of ~24 software developers and held roles of increasing responsibility from Engineering leadership to Corporate Development.

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Next time slot available
  October 2, 2020
  4:00 PM (GMT)


Hiring Engineering Talent in a Highly Competitive Market
14 August

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

Scaling Team
Ron Pragides

Ron Pragides

former VP Engineering at Carta


The Long and Winding Road

Ron Pragides gives us a glimpse of Carta's history in a touching farewell.

Ron Pragides


Vice President Of Engineering


Feb 2019 - current

We’re on a mission to create more owners. By building the global ownership management platform, we’re changing how companies, investors, law firms, and employees manage equity. We’re hiring in SF, Palo Alto, NYC, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Rio de Janeiro: https://jobs.lever.co/carta/

Director of Engineering


Sep 2012 - Jan 2014

Engineering Manager


Jan 2001 - Jan 2004

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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