Engineering Leadership Summit

Engineering Leadership Summit

About this Event

Why Attending?

The speaker lineup is a rare mix of battle tested leaders who have mastered the art of scale, and young leaders who have cracked the code of fast tracking career growth.

You will learn

- How to bring engineering organizations to scale: recipe of success and lessons learned

- How to best accelerate career growth of engineering leaders: insights and stories


KEYNOTE: Lessons Learned While Running VMware's 3000 Person R&D Group

Steve Herrod | Managing Director @ General Catalyst | Former CTO & SVP of R&D @ VMware

KEYNOTE: Organizations That Scale

Jason Warner | SVP Technology @ GitHub

PANEL: Accelerate the Career Growth of Engineering Leaders

Daniel Portillo (moderator) | Talent Partner @ Greylock

Raylene Yung | Senior Engineering Leader @ Stripe, running product & engineering for Stripe's Applications team

Joe Binney | VP of Engineering @ Robinhood

Lee Edwards | CTO @ Teespring


• 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM (50 mins): Guest arrival and networking

• 6:20 PM - 6:30 PM (10 mins): Opening remarks

• 6:30 PM - 7:10 PM (40 mins): Keynote by Steve Herrod

• 7:10 PM - 7:50 PM (40 mins): Keynote by Jason Warner

• 7:50 PM - 8:30 PM (40 mins): Panel Discussion

• 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM (30 mins): Networking

Mobile app

We will use PEMhub for this event. It allows you to:

• Check who is at the event: photo, name, title, company and check-in status.

• Easily add friends by scanning QR codes on their app or name badges

• Chat with friends via built-in instant messaging

This event will be listed on PEMhub approximately one week prior to the event. Once it's listed, we will send you the instructions how to use the app at the event.

PEMhub is available in both App Store and Google Play


This event will be hosted by Stitch Fix at their beautiful headquarter in San Francisco. Food and beverage will be provided at the event.


If you take Bart/Muni, get off the Montgomery station. If you are taking Caltrain, you can either walk or jump on the 30/45 bus and get off at Kearny and Market.


There are two nearby garages to consider:

• 40 3rd St (between Mission and Market). $13/hr. 24hrs. Indoor garage. 2 blocks away from the event building

• 780 Mission St (between 3rd and 4th). $9/hr. 24hrs. Indoor garage. 3 blocks away from the event building

Getting to the event space

Once you are in the lobby of the building, someone from Stitch Fix will badge you up to the 14th floor (badge is needed to use the elevator)

Speakers (6)
Former VP @ Robinhood
CEO @ U.S. Digital Response
Partner @ Root Ventures
Managing Partner & Founder @ Sweat Equity Ventures
CTO @ Github
Managing Director @ General Catalyst
Videos (3)

Keynote: Lessons Learned While Running VMware's 3000 Person R&D Group

Steve Herrod, Managing Director @ General Catalyst
5:30 PM - 6:20 PM PDT
Guest arrival and networking
6:20 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
Opening remarks
6:30 PM - 7:10 PM PDT
Keynote by Steve Herrod
Steve Herrod
Managing Director @ General Catalyst
7:10 PM - 7:50 PM PDT
Keynote by Jason Warner
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
September 07, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Stitch Fix
120 Kearny St, Floor 14, San Francisco, CA
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Organized by
Jerry Li
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