Sacha Arnoud

Sacha Arnoud

Senior Director of Engineering at Waymo

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Seniority

14 Years

Hierarchy

Executive

Management Experience

Career Path
Motivation
Sharing the vision

Hi all, I'm Sacha Arnoud and currently Director of Engineering at Lyft Level 5.

Hey, I'm available every Wednesday at 5:30 PM (GMT)

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  June 10, 2020
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Stories

Handling engineers’ demotivation when their work is declared obsolete
6 December

Sacha gives us tips on how to handle engineers who are demotivated due to their work no longer being relevant.

Sharing the vision
Motivation
Collaboration
Company Culture
Onboarding
High Performers
Managing Expectations
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
EM
Sacha Arnoud

Sacha Arnoud

Senior Director of Engineering at Waymo

Becoming a manager is not a promotion
6 December

Sacha challenges one of his engineers, who wants to be “promoted” manager, but who does not know much about the job.

Handling Promotion
Career Path
High Performers
EM
Sacha Arnoud

Sacha Arnoud

Senior Director of Engineering at Waymo

Employees encroaching each other’s territory
6 December

Two engineers in Sacha’s team are engaging in an open, emotional conflict, damaging their team's motivation. He decides to bring them together in a room to solve their conflict.

Team reaction
Conflict solving
Internal Communication
Motivation
Productivity
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Collaboration
Managing Expectations
Hiring
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Sacha Arnoud

Sacha Arnoud

Senior Director of Engineering at Waymo

When an individual’s aspiration to jump on new technologies can jeopardize your team’s dynamics
6 December

Sacha warns us about how to balance exciting new technologies with “grungy” work and discusses how he handles these types of situations.

Team reaction
Career Path
Productivity
Deadlines
High Performers
EM
Sacha Arnoud

Sacha Arnoud

Senior Director of Engineering at Waymo

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Plato Event #3 Part 3/6 How to identify who to promote to Engineering Management
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