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Juan Vasquez

Juan Vasquez

VP of Engineering at Modsy

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16 Years



Management Experience

Scaling Team

Hello I’m Juan, VP of Engineering at Modsy.

Hey, I'm available every Wednesday at 4:30 PM (GMT)

Next time slot available
  July 15, 2020
  4:30 PM (GMT)

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Focus On Inputs to Reduce Burnout
12 February

Juan Vasquez talks about how he reduced engineer burnout by focussing on the demands placed on his team by stakeholders and his company’s product team.

Company Culture
Internal Communication
Toxic atmospheres
Health / Stress / Burn-Out
Juan Vasquez

Juan Vasquez

VP of Engineering at Modsy

Managing Engineers Egos During Change
12 February

Juan Vasquez discusses how he handled disagreements between a newly onboarded, senior engineer and a more mid-level, process-oriented one, while his company was at the same time, putting a formal code review process into place.

Conflict solving
Team processes
Toxic employee
Juan Vasquez

Juan Vasquez

VP of Engineering at Modsy


VP Engineering


Jun 2016 - current

Founder & Principal

Collective Apart

Aug 2010 - current

Digital strategy and software consultancy

Co-founder & CTO

Wheelhouse Software

Oct 2014 - May 2016

Co-founder & CTO

Tastemaker, Inc.

Mar 2012 - Oct 2014

Led team of developers, working closely with product group, to build a marketplace for interior designers. Oversaw and implemented delightful user experiences, behavioral / conversion analytics, image processing, administrative tools, search, and storage.

Vice President

BlackRock Solutions

Jul 2002 - Aug 2010

2008-2010 (Sydney): Led effort to integrate fundamental equity acquisition, Impact Investing. Managed initiatives with 50+ people in Sydney, New York, London, Tokyo, and San Francisco. Worked on distributed systems, caching strategies, data visualization, and build environments. 2006-2008 (London): Led team of developers and business analysts in integrating equity trading system following merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Management. Rolled out real-time order management capabilities, trade confirmations, FIX placements, and algorithmic trading to users in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore managing over $250 billion in assets. 2002-2006 (New York): Worked on fixed income products in BlackRock Solutions' premier trading system, Aladdin, including data mining, risk reporting, i18n / localization, alpha, and corporate systems.

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