Org Design: Flat vs. Hierarchical
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM, November 05 (PST)


A well-structured organization is key to any high-functioning team. However, how does one decide on the "correct" organization structure? The key lies in knowing how to properly identify the appropriate org-structure for a team given its size, project complexity, geographic distribution and talent composition. Moreover, it's important to know when to evolve an org-structure from flat to hierarchical and visa-versa.

In this session, we'll guide you through the appropriate decision framework to define a well-functioning structures and discuss criteria for identifying successful orgs.


Jerry Krikheli
VP of Engineering @ Houzz
Farhan Thawar
VP of Engineering @ Shopify
Patrick Gallagher
Director of Programs and Events @ ELC
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