Fixing the Broken Ladder Rung at "Staff Engineer" by Jocelyn Goldfein

Engineering Managers need different tools to coach new grads to independence, to coach accomplished software engineers into seniority, and to support senior engineers in breaking through to the staff level. Most engineers get stuck at the mid-career level, and most managers think that's inevitable. Spoiler alert: they're wrong. Jocelyn will discuss a framework for engineering career growth that gives tech leads tools to advocate for themselves, managers tools to accelerate their team members, and leaders tools to systemically improve the career growth engine across their organization.

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Jocelyn Goldfein

Former Engineering Director @ Facebook

Jocelyn Goldfein is a Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners where she invests in the intelligent enterprise - early stage startups applying AI to solve business problems. She's particularly excited about the potential of AI to optimize infrastructure, security, supply chains, and worker productivity. Jocelyn is a widely recognized industry expert on product strategy, infrastructure, and organizational scale. Her career as an engineering leader spans from early-stage startups to high-growth.


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