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Level-up Engineering Podcast

Level-up Engineering podcast reveals actionable management secrets from some of the most successful tech leaders. This podcast brings you key insights from fellow engineering managers and tech leaders to level-up your management skills and to take your developer team to the next level.

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Level-up Engineering Podcast 74: Process Management 101: The Secrets of Efficient and Engaging Processes

Rod Garcia, VP of Engineering at Slack,shares his approach to process management. He shares his advice on implementing new processes and improving already existing ones, and tells stories of managing processes in various companies.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 73: Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time - A Leader’s Guide to Energy Management

James Stanier, Director of Engineering at Shopify shares his secrets on energy management. He talks about setting yourself up for success by planning for the unexpected,tracking goals and achievements, and keeping your calendar under control.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 72: How to Choose the Right Tech Stack - A Leader’s Guide to Digital Transformation

Interview with Steven Lopez, VP of Engineering, Technology and Operations at Deem. We go through real life examples and take a deep dive into choosing the right tech stack for your business and team, especially while leading a digital transformation.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 71: The Ultimate Guide to Building High-Performance Teams in Tech

Interview with Álvaro Moya, Founder of LIDR.co. He shares his approach to building high-performance teams. He talks about the importance of clearly defined values and goals within the company, and shares which areas can be improved to foster high performance.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 70: How to Start a DAO in the DeFi Space - Building 1inch Network

Interview with Sergej Kunz, Co-founder of 1inch Network. He shares valuable advice on how to start a DAO, and talks about his own experience creating such organization in the DeFi space.

Level-up Engineering Stories 5: Leadership Stories from Blockdaemon, the Top Blockchain Infrastructure Scaleup

Interview with Lloyd Moore, VP of Engineering at Blockdaemon. He talks about building and keeping well-aligned teams, planning for success, and reacting to the quick changes of the blockchain field.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 69: The Manager’s Role in Engineer Coaching and Career Development

Interview with Somer Esat, Senior Engineering Manager at Blizzard. He talks about the role of engineering managers in engineer coaching and career development.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 68: OKR Performance Management for Value-Driven Teams - Case Study from EA Games

Interview with Jehanzeb Khan, Senior Software Engineering Manager at Electronic Arts. He shares his tips and experience on implementing OKR performance management.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 67: Guide to Building Cross-Functional Collaboration In Software Engineering

Interview with Ritendra Datta, Director of Engineering at Meta. He gives valuable advice on improving cross-functional collaboration by holding empathy sessions and scaling cross-functional teams mindfully.

Level-up Engineering Podcast 66: Screw SCRUM: Guide to Building a Truly Agile Organization

Interview with Tyler Hartley, Director of Software Engineering at Johnson & Johnson. He talks about the philosophies, habits and challenges of truly agile organizations.
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