Inevitably, talented engineers find themselves in a leadership position(whether it's explicitly part of their title or not). Making that transition from a contributor role to a leadership or management role can be tough. This session is here to help.
There are a handful of skills and qualities that make a great leader. This session explores those qualities, how to develop and strengthen them, and exercises to continue your personal growth long after the session ends.
For nearly 20 years, Michael was a software engineer moonlighting as a magician. Now he's a magician moonlighting as a tech leader/software engineer. In both endeavors he has dedicated himself to mastery and has gained deep insights both from his eclectic interests, entrepreneurial spirit, and experience that spans the full stack, the entire project lifecycle, and several technologies.
His time is equally divided between performing around the world, jumping out of perfectly good airplanes, and building software that doesn't suck.More About Michael »