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Managing Your Career & How to Teach Yourself Scala in Two Years or Less

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Roger Neel (, CTO at Mavenlink, presents:

"Managing your career and taking advantage of your prior (not unrelated!) experience"

What do careers in sales and engineering have in common? What does being a fighter pilot have to do with being in the infantry? This talk will explore how you might use - and not shy away from - other career experiences in your current endeavor. Insight and empathy can often come from seemingly tangential things.

Peter Fry (, VP of Platform and Security at Mavenlink, presents:

"How to Teach Yourself Scala in Two Years or Less"

Peter will discuss his learnings over the 2-ish years he spent taking a hackathon project from proof-of-concept to a first-class member of the Mavenlink stack. Changestream captures change events from the MySQL binlog and transforms them into JSON that can be consumed anywhere.


6:30-7:00 Registration and Dinner

7:00-7:15 Career Lightning Talk

7:15-8:00 Tech Talk

8:00-9:00 Networking and Coding time

Dinner (not pizza!) and Drinks provided by Mavenlink ( Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be available.

23 Geary Street, Suite 500 · San Francisco, CA
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