PRESENTATION: "Strategies for Transitioning Into Leadership" by Eric Muntz, VP of Development, MailChimp
In this talk, Eric Muntz will walk through his discovery of the differences between being a developer and being in a leadership role as a developer. He’ll also discuss his transition into leadership and how he started developing systems to allow for experimentation in leadership.
Eric will talk through the difficulty of measuring experiments in leadership and how to get feedback from your teams and adjacent colleagues in a timely, usable manner. It turns out your fellow leaders will become your first team, and that’s the next strategy—get advice!
Lastly, he’ll talk through stories about how transparency and providing insight into how decisions are made, how they affect your teams and the rest of the company, and a timeline for rolling them out.
About Eric: Currently VP of Development at MailChimp, Eric Muntz is passionate about working with designers and engineers to build amazing products. He’s helped create web, desktop, and mobile applications for early-stage startups, small businesses, and the federal government. MailChimp is the world’s largest marketing automation platform, helping more than 16 million small businesses deliver more than a billion emails daily.
New Meeting Feature: Open Spaces! Feedback from last month's experiment was pretty positive, so we're going to continue with a new discussion format among attendees. Please come with some questions or discussion topics in mind. The group will vote on suggestions and we'll cover things, based on interest. Come share your expertise!
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Food provided by AtlantaPHP.