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As requirements to work remotely end, many teams will remain all-remote or have hybrid teams. Are your onboarding practices ready to support full-time remote team members? How do you bring on new engineers without an office and continue to increase velocity and quality? This is a challenge Andela has helped hundreds of businesses meet with an onboarding process that accelerates productivity and performance. Andela VP of Partner Engineering Wambui Kinya and Coursera Engineering Manager James Tyack will share best practices based on Andela’s experience.

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Onboarding without an Office: How to Grow Teams Remotely without Slowing Down

As requirements to work remotely end, many teams will remain all-remote or have hybrid teams. Are your onboarding practices ready to support full-time remote team members? How do you bring on new engineers without an office and continue to increase velocity and quality? This is a challenge Andela has helped hundreds of businesses meet with an onboarding process that accelerates productivity and performance. Andela VP of Partner Engineering Wambui Kinya and Coursera Engineering Manager James Tyack will share best practices based on Andela’s experience.

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VP, Partner Engineering @ Andela

Wambui Kinya is VP, Partner Engineering at Andela, an engineering-as-a-service business that helps companies build remote teams quickly and cost-effectively. Andela has over 1000 software engineers working as full-time embedded members of development teams at over 200 leading tech companies. Wambui was formerly Group Managing Director, Pan Africa and South America, for global technology consulting firm ThoughtWorks. Currently based in Nairobi, Wambui has been in the professional services (digital, mobile marketing and technology consulting) industry for over eighteen years and has worked in North America, Europe and Africa for companies such as Praekelt Consulting, IBM Global Business Services and Digitas (Publicis Groupe).

Engineering Manager @ Coursera

James is an engineering manager with a passion for people, technology, and learning. He's built and led distributed, diverse teams of engineers across locations and timezones for 10 years. James believes strongly in the value of diversity and championing a sense of belonging for everyone, from day 1. He's well versed in growth strategy, chaos engineering, major incident response, and blameless practice, and culture grounded by trust and psychological safety. He leads the Growth Acquisition team at Coursera where he's proud to be part of an organization that's transforming lives through learning. Previously, James enjoyed building and leading the Growth and Integrations engineering teams at PagerDuty.

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Onboarding without an Office: How to Grow Teams Remotely without Slowing Down

Wambui Kinya, James Tyack
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9:30 AM - 9:35 AM PDT
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9:35 AM - 10:30 AM PDT
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Wambui Kinya
VP, Partner Engineering @ Andela
James Tyack
Engineering Manager @ Coursera
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
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Onboarding without an Office: How to Grow Teams Remotely without Slowing Down


July 22, 2020
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
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