Masters of Tech
Masters of TechOct 25, 2023
Episode 7: Jason Poole, Director of Engineering at Mural
In the upcoming episode of Masters of Tech, our host Talha Masood, CTO of Remotebase, sits down for an enlightening conversation with Jason Poole, an early adopter and advocate of remote work.
With years of experience leading remote engineering teams, Jason even established an offshore engineering program in New Delhi, breaking geographical barriers long before it was mainstream.
His philosophy embraces the new-age remote work style, which he credits to improved efficiency and a balanced lifestyle. A not-to-be-missed episode for anyone intrigued by the evolution of remote work culture.
Episode 6: Alberto Silveira, Head Of Engineering at LawnStarter
In this episode of Masters of Tech, our host Talha Masood, CTO of Remotebase, will be chatting with Alberto Silveira, Head Of Engineering at LawnStarter.
As the Head of Engineering at LawnStarter, Alberto Silveira is a passionate and experienced leader with nearly 20 years of expertise in software engineering and technical leadership. He specializes in overseeing the development and delivery of innovative solutions for the outdoor services marketplace. Alberto has extensive experience leading distributed teams across time zones and around the world.
Additionally, he has also written a book titled “Building and Managing High-Performance Distributed Teams: Navigating the Future of Work” published in May 2021, where he shares insights and best practices on creating a strong distributed culture.
This will be a great opportunity to learn and get valuable insights from people with different perspectives, values and leadership styles.
Episode 5: Cat Hicks, VP of Research Insights at Pluralsight
In this episode of Masters of Tech, our host Talha Masood, CTO of Remotebase, will chat with Dr. Cat Hicks, VP of Research Insights at Pluralsight. 💫
As the VP of Research Insights and the Director of the Developer Success Lab at Pluralsight Flow, Cat Hicks studies the science of how innovative developer teams learn and thrive. Cat is a social science leader in tech with expertise in innovation, engineering transformation, empirical intervention, and evidence science. She has published peer-reviewed research in top academic venues such as ACM and Developmental Science. Her research has played a vital role in multi-organizational partnerships between world-class organizations like Google, Duke University, Vanguard, UC San Diego CSE, Stanford University, Coursera, and others.
She holds a Ph.D. in Quantitative Experimental Psychology from UC San Diego and was an inaugural Fellow in the UC San Diego Design Lab. Cat serves her local community on the Advisory Council of the University of San Diego Center for Digital Civil Society, as a research affiliate in STEM education research at UC San Diego, and as an advocate for increasing education access.
This will be an excellent opportunity to learn and get valuable insights from people with different perspectives, values and leadership styles.
Want to learn more about Developer Thriving? Join Cat Hicks, Ph.D. and the Developer Success Lab researchers as they converse with Shay McDonough, Engineering Manager @ ClearCompany Talent Management Software about common challenges and success stories in leading engineering teams. Register here for the webinar!
Episode 4: Sherwin Yu, VP of Engineering at User Interviews
In this episode of Masters of Tech, our host Talha Masood, CTO of Remotebase, had a chat with Sherwin Yu, VP of Engineering at User Interviews. They talked about software engineering, engineering management, leadership, and how Sherwin was introduced to Zen practice and Buddhist philosophy. The talk was centered around Sherwin’s career, life lessons, and more! 💫
This is a great opportunity to learn and get valuable insights from people with different perspectives, values, and leadership styles.
Episode 3: Alan Illing, CTO at BridgeFT
In this episode, we're joined by Alan Illing, Chief Technology Officer at Bridge Financial Technology, a company that transforms how advisors and service providers access, use, and report on financial data.
Alan Illing is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Bridge Financial Technology. He is responsible for leading the company's technical strategy and vision and overseeing the development and implementation of technology solutions. He has extensive experience in the financial technology industry and is likely well-versed in areas such as software development, data analytics, and cybersecurity. As CTO, he plays a key role in driving innovation and ensuring that Bridge Financial Technology stays at the forefront of the industry.
We will discuss the latest trends and innovations in the Fintech industry, and how they shape the future of financial services.
Episode 2: Bryan Conneely, Director of Engineering Sustain.Life
In this episode, we're joined by Bryan Conneely, Director of Engineering at Sustain.Life, a company that helps businesses fight climate change.
Bryan Conneely has been a contributor and leader in the technology space for over 20 years. He has a passion for product-led engineering and strives to deliver software that customers love while building an enduring engineering team. Bryan is a Director of Engineering at Sustain.Life where his team is building a SaaS platform with a mission to provide their customers with tools and expertise to reduce their environmental impact.
We'll discuss the challenges and opportunities of building a sustainable business, as well as Bryan's work at Sustain.Life, where he helps businesses reduce their carbon footprint and become more environmentally friendly. Tune in for an informative and inspiring conversation about the intersection of sustainability and technology.
Episode 1: Sondre Rasch, CEO SafetyWing
We are joined by Sondre Rasch - co-founder & CEO of SafetyWing and host of SafetyWing’s Building Remotely podcast, a guide on how to build and scale a remote company.
Sondre’s educational background is in economics and computer science. Previously he was a policy advisor for the Government of Norway, working on their social safety net. He was also the co-founder of SuperSide (YC W16), a platform for freelance designers. We are going to be talking about Sondre’s experience with YCombinator and SuperSide, his journey of becoming a digital nomad - that led to the creation of SafetyWing which is helping digital nomads and remote teams out there by building a safety-net for everyone in the world.
SafetyWing is a fully remote team building a global social safety net. Their mission is to create a country on the internet, removing the barrier of geographical borders to create equal opportunities and freedom for everyone. SafetyWing was born in 2018 (YC W18), has raised over $50M, and has grown its community to 100k+ customers.