Optimizing Career Growth for Engineering Leaders

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AGENDA:

• 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM: Check-in & food

• 6:20 PM - 6:30 PM: Opening remarks

• 6:30 PM - 6:50 PM: Keynote by Allen Cheung

• 6:50 PM - 7:30 PM: Panel Discussion

• 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Breakout Session & Networking

KEYNOTE

  • Allen Cheung, Senior Director of Engineering @ Affirm

PANEL

  • Rolf Jensen, SVP Engineering @ Tradeshift

  • Maria Latushkin, SVP Engineering @ Omada Health

  • Souvik Das, SVP Engineering @ Zenefits

  • Emily Glassberg Sands, Head of Data Science @ Coursera

  • (Moderator) Dan Pupius, Co-Founder & CEO @ Range Labs, former Head of Engineering @ Medium

BREAKOUT SESSION

We believe peer learning is equally important. After the panel discussion, we will break out into small groups to further discuss this topic. This is to leverage peer learning and develop deeper connections.

Breakout session is optional and has limited capacity. Opt-in is needed at check-in (via iPad).

SPEAKER BIOS:

Allen Cheung (http://bit.ly/2watTnd)

Allen Cheung is a Sr Director of Engineering at Affirm, leading Consumer engineering efforts. Previously, he was an engineering manager at Counsyl and Square. He enjoys mentoring both ICs and managers, as well as figuring out how to scale out engineering organizations and enabling them to run more efficiently.

Rolf Jensen (http://bit.ly/2Be5u64)

Rolf Njor Jensen is SVP Engineering @ Tradeshift - the business commerce company - where he runs engineering and platform operations efforts from the 200-odd engineers, and is part of executive management and strategic efforts such as fundraising due diligence and acquisition evaluations and integrations. Rolf started when Tradeshift was still in a garage with a title of "Code Monkey", and has grown with the company, being part of the journey and inherent challenges: culture, organization, staffing, and of course: technical.

Maria Latushkin (http://bit.ly/2P6SeTE)

Maria Latushkin is responsible for leading the Omada Health’s technology vision and team. Prior to joining Omada Health and moving to healthcare space, Maria has spent over 15 years in eCommerce, retail and enterprise SaaS companies ranging from series B startups to large companies, such as Walmart.

Emily Glassberg Sands (http://bit.ly/2MjCOOc)

Emily Glassberg Sands is Head of Data Science at Coursera. She received her BA from Princeton and her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard. Her academic publications cover experimental and applied methods to better understand labor markets and consumer decision-making, and have been featured in the popular press including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and National Public Radio.

Souvik Das (http://bit.ly/2vLb2A2)

Souvik Das has more than two decades of professional experience in the software industry. He started as a software engineer and has spent his entire career building highly scalable, available internet scale applications. He has built and led engineering teams in Netscape, PayPal and Capital One. He has led teams of hundreds of engineers and has been responsible for building products that bring in billions of dollars of annual revenue. He is currently the SVP of Engineering at Zenefits. He has an undergraduate and Masters degree in Computer Science and Engineering. In his free time, he likes to read and spend time with his family.

Dan Pupius (http://bit.ly/2Ozl0LS)

Dan is CEO of Range, an early-stage company developing software that builds high-performance culture. Formerly the head of engineering at Medium and a Staff Software Engineer at Google, he has an MA in Industrial Design from Sheffield University, and a BSc in Artificial Intelligence from The University of Manchester. In past lives he raced snowboards, jumped out of planes, and lived in the jungle.

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SVP Engineering @ Omada Health

Maria Latushkin is responsible for leading the Omadahealth’s technology vision and team.

Prior to joining Omadahealth and moving to healthcare space, Maria has spent over 15 years in eCommerce, retail and enterprise SaaS companies ranging from series B startups to large companies, such as Walmart.

SVP Engineering @ Zenefits

Souvik Das has more than two decades of professional experience in the software industry. He started as a software engineer and has spent his entire career building highly scalable, available internet scale applications. He has built and led engineering teams in Netscape, PayPal and Capital One. He has led teams of hundreds of engineers and has been responsible for building products that bring in billions of dollars of annual revenue. He is currently the SVP of Engineering at Zenefits. He has an undergraduate and Masters degree in Computer Science and Engineering. In his free time, he likes to read and spend time with his family.

Co-Founder & CEO @ Range Labs

Dan is CEO of Range, an early-stage company developing software that builds high-performance culture. Formerly the head of engineering at Medium and a Staff Software Engineer at Google, he has an MA in Industrial Design from Sheffield University, and a BSc in Artificial Intelligence from The University of Manchester. In past lives he raced snowboards, jumped out of planes, and lived in the jungle.

SVP Engineering @ Tradeshift

Rolf Njor Jensen is SVP Engineering @ Tradeshift - the business commerce company - where he runs engineering and platform operations efforts from the 200-odd engineers, and is part of executive management and strategic efforts such as fundraising due diligence and acquisition evaluations and integrations. Rolf started when Tradeshift was still in a garage with a title of "Code Monkey", and has grown with the company, being part of the journey and inherent challenges: culture, organization, staffing, and of course: technical.

Sr Director of Engineering @ Affirm

Allen Cheung is a Sr Director of Engineering at Affirm, leading Consumer engineering efforts. Previously, he was an engineering manager at Counsyl and Square. He enjoys mentoring both ICs and managers, as well as figuring out how to scale out engineering organizations and enabling them to run more efficiently

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Agenda
05:30 PM - 06:20 PM
Check-in & food
06:20 PM - 06:30 PM
Opening remarks
06:30 PM - 06:50 PM
Keynote by Allen Cheung
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Breakout Session & Networking
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August 22, 2018
05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Affirm
650 California Street, San Francisco, CA
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