Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

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Seniority

11 Years

Hierarchy

Manager of Managers

Management Experience

Deadlines
Cultural differences
Hiring
Career Path
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Hello everyone, I'm Ryan Garaygay, VP of Engineering @AgilOne (now part of Acquia). I've been leading and managing teams for 11+ years. Excited to be here and looking forward to share and learn.

Hey, I'm available every Tuesday at 7:30 PM (GMT)

Next time slot available
  June 23, 2020
  7:30 PM (GMT)

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Advice For Improving Your Hiring and Interview Process
3 September

Ryan Garaygay details aspects that make his hiring and interviewing process successful.

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Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

Failed Attempt at Job Simulation
27 August

Ryan Garagay shares why job simulation failed at his company and was consequently phased out of the interview process.

Hiring
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Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

How To Hire the Best Candidate for the Job
5 December

Ryan Garaygay discusses his strategies for hiring the best candidate for the job.

Hiring
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Onboarding
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Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

Evaluating and Measuring Communication of Non-Fluent English Speaking Engineers
7 November

Ryan Garaygay discusses a career path he developed for a non-fluent English speaking team member using metrics and an award-based objective.

Feedback
Cultural differences
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Career Path
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Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

Understanding What is Critical in a Job Position
6 December

Ryan is forced to fire a personable SQL database administrator when the administrator panics and makes mistakes during highly critical situations.

Feelings aside
Firing
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Hiring
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
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Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

How to Handle Cultural Differences on Your Team
6 December

Ryan deals with cultural differences within his American and Filipino teams and renews the American team’s trust with the Filipino engineering team.

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Internal Communication
Cultural differences
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
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Ryan Garaygay

Ryan Garaygay

VP of Engineering at Acquia

Experience

Engineering Leadership Mentor

Plato

Jan 2017 - current

Plato (www.platohq.com) is a network of experienced engineering leaders, assembled to help other engineering leaders find their perfect mentor for their management/leadership challenges. I believe leaders can impact careers and lives (big or small) so I volunteer some of my time to help others and myself make sure that impact is a positive one.

Director for Engineering

LWS Media (Philippines)

Feb 2008 - Oct 2011

\* Responsible for allocating resources and designing architecture for .NET/SQL applications \* Compliment the VP for Technology in preparing resources for other non-.NET applications including hiring, assignments and work with Project Managers on managing schedule/timelines. \* Participate and leads process improvement for the whole development/QA team. Including institutionalizing issue management systems, version control systems \* Provide guidance and advancement trainings to team

Senior Software Engineer

DeepArctic, Inc. / Software Pronto, Inc.

Jan 2005 - Jan 2008

\* Develop system narratives and user interface prototypes \* Work with development teams to implement project specifications using proven object-oriented design, patterns and techniques. \* Provide support and technical guidance to team members. \* Develop and design SQL databases to support designed applications.

You're a great engineer.
Become a great engineering leader.

Plato (platohq.com) is the world's biggest mentorship platform for engineering managers & product managers. We've curated a community of mentors who are the tech industry's best engineering & product leaders from companies like Facebook, Lyft, Slack, Airbnb, Gusto, and more.