Vamsee Krishna

Vamsee Krishna

Founder & CEO at Self

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My next available slot is
  • Wednesday 15th Feb3:30 AM

I am Vamsee. Having graduated from IIT, I am currently CEO and Founder of Tortoise Creative Inc. I have experience working at Securly, Microsoft, Amazon and Chegg before in India and US. I have been Director of Engineering, SDET, SDET lead, Dev Lead, Architect, PjM in the software world and a film director, film editor, film writer, film sound recorder, sound editor, soccer player in the hobby world. At Securly, we ship Student Network Security products with a mission of keeping kids safe online and stopping suicides in US schools. I wear Architect Hat, Project Manager hat, Ops Manager hat, core UX reviewer hat , VP of QA hat and everything in engineering that no-one else owns. Hit me up if you want to meet for a quick chat online or in person in SJC, CA, US.

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Knowing When to Hire in a Startup

12 June

Vamsee Krishna details his reasoning for waiting two months before bringing on a new hire into a startup.

Scaling Team
Handling the Difficulties of Wearing Many Hats

12 June

Vamsee Krishna describes the struggle of having multiple roles at work and how he simultaneously operates them.

Managing Expectations
Personal Growth
Internal Communication
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
When Your Team Member Sees You As A Threat

7 December

The mentor talks about the process he used to gain the trust and respect of a team member who saw him as a direct threat.

Conflict Solving
Internal Communication
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Hiring For A Lot Of Roles Rapidly Without A Recruiter

2 July

The mentor explains how he took a novel approach to recruiting a number of people rapidly, by treating each role he was hiring for as a Project with a Project Manager.

Health / Stress / Burn-Out
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Founder & CEO

Tortoise Creative Inc

Jul 2020 - current

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