Venkat Venkataraman

Venkat Venkataraman

VP of Engineering at Hopin

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Hi everyone! My name is Venkat Venkataraman and I am currently Sr. Director of Engineering at Hopin. I run an org of about 120 people - Product Development, Data Engineering & ML, Quality & Productivity Engineering, and Shared Services. I love all challenges that come with scale, and at this point Hopin is a rocket ship with a number of scale-related challenges.

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What I Learned From A Huge Automation Initiative

24 July

Venkat Venkataraman, Sr. Director of Engineering @ Gracenote, shares a story about learning from what happens during a company wide initiative that has tons of potential.

Different Skillsets
Productivity
Convincing
Sharing The Vision
Engineering
Dealing with smart but territorial engineers.

26 April

Engineers are usually opinionated, especially the talented ones, but sometimes they also become territorial. Venkat Venkataraman had faced such situations before, and in one such case, one of his engineers was not really willing to collaborate with their teammates while a common deliverable had to be done.

Managing Expectations
Delegate
Internal Communication
Collaboration
Feedback
Toxic Employee
Engineering
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