Guest Speaker Series: Hiring during Rapid Growth

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Guest Speaker

Simon Perryman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonperryman), Director of Engineering at Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/)

Topic

From 0-23 in six months: How to hire fast without destroying your culture

Summary

Growing an engineering team (or 4) is no walk in the park. In this event, Simon will take you through some approaches you can take if you ever find yourself in this situation. The talk will touch on:

• Functional vs behavioral interviewing

• Tips and tricks for hiring the engineers you need

• Pointers around how to keep your companies culture and products safe as you go through rapid growth

Agenda

  • 7:00PM - 7:30PM Registration + networking

  • 7:30PM - 8:15PM Simon's talk + Q&A

  • 8:15PM - 9:00Group discussion

Food and beverages

Dinner will provided along with beer and wine, courtesy of Twitch.

Logistics

• Use the east entrance of the building to get to Twitch HQ on the 9th floor.

• For Bart/Muni, get off at the Montgomery St Station, take Exit A4 towards Sansom & Shutter St. The building will be on your left.

• For parking, St. Mary's Square Garage at 433 Kearny Street is a good option. Cheap and with plenty of space. 5 minutes walk to the building.

About this Event

Details

Guest Speaker

Simon Perryman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonperryman), Director of Engineering at Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/)

Topic

From 0-23 in six months: How to hire fast without destroying your culture

Summary

Growing an engineering team (or 4) is no walk in the park. In this event, Simon will take you through some approaches you can take if you ever find yourself in this situation. The talk will touch on:

• Functional vs behavioral interviewing

• Tips and tricks for hiring the engineers you need

• Pointers around how to keep your companies culture and products safe as you go through rapid growth

Agenda

  • 7:00PM - 7:30PM Registration + networking

  • 7:30PM - 8:15PM Simon's talk + Q&A

  • 8:15PM - 9:00Group discussion

Food and beverages

Dinner will provided along with beer and wine, courtesy of Twitch.

Logistics

• Use the east entrance of the building to get to Twitch HQ on the 9th floor.

• For Bart/Muni, get off at the Montgomery St Station, take Exit A4 towards Sansom & Shutter St. The building will be on your left.

• For parking, St. Mary's Square Garage at 433 Kearny Street is a good option. Cheap and with plenty of space. 5 minutes walk to the building.

Speakers (1)
Director of Engineering @ Twitch
Agenda
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM PDT
Registration + networking
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM PDT
Simon's talk + Q&A
Simon Perryman
Director of Engineering @ Twitch
8:15 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Group discussion
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Guest Speaker Series: Hiring during Rapid Growth


August 03, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Twitch
225 Bush St, 9th Floor, San Francisco, CA
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Jerry Li

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