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Become the leader you've always wanted to work for. The Silicon Valley Engineering Leadership Community (SVELC) brings together current and aspiring innovation leaders to discuss what technical leaders need to know and how we can put that knowledge into action.

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Topics run a full gamut of technical, team building, and professional development topics. Many of our past programs are available on the SV-ELC YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVe3Xf5B3bGE4AhMBpOPANQ

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Upcoming events (3)

The Power of Self-management to Shape Agile Cultures & Organizational Design

HYBRID . . . LOCATION: * Meet in person at Varian Medical Cafeteria
3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States

This month our speaker will likely be VIRTUAL. Audience members will be both in person and virtual.

Zoom to be sent out to registered attendees the day prior as it will be HYBRID.

DESCRIPTION: In this talk you will learn about maverick organizations like Semco and Morning Star who have pioneered truly agile organizations through self management.

SPEAKER: Christian Wandeler is an Associate Professor at California State University, Fresno. He earned a Ph.D. in personality and positive psychology at the University of Zurich and was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University. He consults with organizations on human potential development and motivation. He developed his expertise in self-managing organizations as an external consultant for the Morning Star Self-Management Institute, and in 2020 became the US partner of Ricardo Semler to found the Semco Style Institute USA.

# Christian Wandeler, PhD

Associate Professor @California State University, Fresno | People & Organizational Transformation Expert | US Partner of Ricardo Semler @Semco Style Institute USA | Positive Psychology PhD

https://www.linkedin.com/in/christianwandeler/

https://semcostyle.us/

AGENDA:

5:30 - 6:00 Networking - Arrive early and hang out with us!
6:00 - 6:10 Intro & Community announcements
6:10 - 7:10 Presentation
7:10 - 7:20 Breakout Groups: Discuss the event, ID your group's question
7:20 - 7:30 Q&A
7:30 - 7:45 Closing
8:30 - Clean up, clear out and go home!

SPONSORS:

CTO Connection: The answers are already out there — they’re just not evenly distributed! No one should have to struggle alone to build a high-performance engineering org, so we invite curated groups of senior engineering leaders like you to connect with and learn from their peers. Whether you want advice on building your dream team, improving resilience, creating a compelling culture or trends for technologists, we have a relevant series of events to support your needs. https://www.ctoconnection.com/

ASVPM and Silicon Valley Project Management (www.SVProjectManagement.com) is the only global Project & Program Management community helping volunteer members learn and employ Agile mindset within their daily practices. Free for volunteers, ASVPM helps technical and professional managers to bring trust and transparency to the engineering leadership arena. We are proud of our over 70% success rate in helping our members land Agile leadership positions.
Please look at our websites, write your blogs and share your experience and leadership insights with our community. Engage with us and help our community to spread Agile mindset within Engineering disciplines.
About us: https://webvertisers.net/home-page
Our volunteers: https://webvertisers.net/our-volunteers
Donate to spread Agile mindset: https://webvertisers.net/donations/donate

The Mentoring Club - Mentoring solutions for SVELC members who want to BE a mentor or who want to BE MENTORED. https://thementoringclub.org/

SheTO . . . DivHERsity - Are you a female or non-binary technologist? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are looking for a mentor, want to improve your network, meet some amazing tech leaders, want to lean on others like you for help and support, or simply just want to give back to others and join our community, apply below. We are a mission driven not-for-profit company. Everything we do is free!
https://www.sheto.org/joinus

?? Jocelyn Tan - TBD - What turns an engineer into an HR specialist!

Varian Medical Systems

!!! WE'RE PLANNING TO BE IN PERSON AGAIN THIS MONTH !!!
HYBRID . . . LOCATION: * Meet in person at Varian Medical Cafeteria
3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States
. . . Zoom to be sent out to registered attendees the day prior as it will be

TOPIC: TBD

AGENDA:
5:30 - 6:00 Networking - Arrive early and hang out with us!
6:00 - 6:10 Intro & Community announcements
6:10 - 7:10 Presentation
7:10 - 7:20 Breakout Groups: Discuss the event, ID your group's question
7:20 - 7:30 Q&A
7:30 - 7:45 Closing
8:00 - Clean up, clear out and go home!

SPEAKER BIO: Jocelyn Tan https://www.linkedin.com/in/jt97/

SPONSORS:

CTO Connection: The answers are already out there — they’re just not evenly distributed! Free online CTO Summits with presentations from the VPEs, CTOs or technical founders of some great companies! Whether you want advice on building your dream team, improving resilience, creating a compelling culture or trends for technologists, we have a relevant series of concise, events to support your needs. https://www.ctoconnection.com/

ASVPM and Silicon Valley Project Management (www.SVProjectManagement.com) is the only global Project & Program Management community helping volunteer members learn and employ Agile mindset within their daily practices. A free for volunteers, ASVPM helps technical and professional managers to bring trust and transparency to the engineering leadership arena. We are proud of our over 70% success rate in helping our members land Agile leadership positions.
Please look at our websites, write your blogs and share your experience and leadership insights with our community. Engage with us and help our community to spread Agile mindset within Engineering disciplines.
About us: https://webvertisers.net/home-page
Our volunteers: https://webvertisers.net/our-volunteers
Donate to spread Agile mindset: https://webvertisers.net/donations/donate

The Mentoring Club - Mentoring solutions for SVELC members who want to BE a mentor or who want to BE MENTORED. https://thementoringclub.org/

SheTO . . . DivHERsity - Are you a female or non-binary technologist? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are looking for a mentor, want to improve your network, meet some amazing tech leaders, want to lean on others like you for help and support, or simply just want to give back to others and join our community, apply below. We are a mission driven not-for-profit company. Everything we do is free!
https://www.sheto.org/joinus

TBD - The State of Engineering Productivity & How to Make Improvements

Varian Medical Systems

TOPIC: TBD - Speaker from Code Climate . . .
https://codeclimate.com/

| Dean Hinnegan-Stevenson |
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. . . or another person from Code Climate . . . speaking about "The State of Engineering Productivity & How to Make Improvements"

NOTE: SPEAKER will be VIRTUAL this month.

## Details

!!! WE'RE PLANNING TO BE IN PERSON AGAIN THIS MONTH !!!

HYBRID . . . LOCATION: * Meet in person at Varian Medical Cafeteria
3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States

. . . Zoom to be sent out to registered attendees the day prior as it will be

AGENDA:
5:30 - 6:00 Networking - Arrive early and hang out with us!
6:00 - 6:10 Intro & Community announcements
6:10 - 7:10 Presentation
7:10 - 7:20 Breakout Groups: Discuss the event, ID your group's question
7:20 - 7:30 Q&A
7:30 - 7:45 Closing
8:00 - Clean up, clear out and go home!

SPEAKER BIO:

SPONSORS:

CTO Connection: The answers are already out there — they’re just not evenly distributed! Free online CTO Summits with presentations from the VPEs, CTOs or technical founders of some great companies! Whether you want advice on building your dream team, improving resilience, creating a compelling culture or trends for technologists, we have a relevant series of concise, events to support your needs. https://www.ctoconnection.com/

ASVPM and Silicon Valley Project Management (www.SVProjectManagement.com) is the only global Project & Program Management community helping volunteer members learn and employ Agile mindset within their daily practices. A free for volunteers, ASVPM helps technical and professional managers to bring trust and transparency to the engineering leadership arena. We are proud of our over 70% success rate in helping our members land Agile leadership positions.
Please look at our websites, write your blogs and share your experience and leadership insights with our community. Engage with us and help our community to spread Agile mindset within Engineering disciplines.
About us: https://webvertisers.net/home-page
Our volunteers: https://webvertisers.net/our-volunteers
Donate to spread Agile mindset: https://webvertisers.net/donations/donate

The Mentoring Club - Mentoring solutions for SVELC members who want to BE a mentor or who want to BE MENTORED. https://thementoringclub.org/

SheTO . . . DivHERsity - Are you a female or non-binary technologist? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are looking for a mentor, want to improve your network, meet some amazing tech leaders, want to lean on others like you for help and support, or simply just want to give back to others and join our community, apply below. We are a mission driven not-for-profit company. Everything we do is free!
https://www.sheto.org/joinus