Join the fireside chat hosted by VeryGoodSecurity’s CTO & co-founder, Marshall Jones, and VP of Engineering, Vivek Chopra — who will talk about their successful track record of scaling engineering teams and building great products.
● Marshall Jones — CTO & co-founder at Very Good Security, an engineering-focused manager with strong technical skills who is able to code, manage engineers and liaise between engineers and non-technical team members. Previously VP of Engineering at Balanced (acquired by Stripe).
● Vivek Chopra — engineering leader with extensive experience in development and operations for robust, internet-scale services as well as in rapidly scaling out engineering teams- both local and remote. Head Of Engineering at Very Good Security, previously Director of Engineering at Zendesk, previously worked at Mashery, Sony Сomputer Entertainment America (Playstation).
The chat will be moderated by Alexander Marinich, Engineering Manager at Grammarly, co-founder of Product Engineering meetups
They’ll talk about:
— How do you define a successful engineer? Mindset/skills
— Engineering structure: squads vs functional teams. Tips in building and managing distributed teams.
— What are the most important things in building great products (engineering perspective)
— Facing customer experience challenges, from Zendesk to VGS
— How to set up a feedback loop product-engineering-sales
Format: fireside chat 一 an informal interview between a moderator and a speaker with Q/A session.
Very Good Security(VGS) — a data privacy company helping startups and enterprises secure their sensitive data while offloading the risk that comes with protecting it.
Raised over $45M from Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz and others.
Product Engineering meetups is a series of meetups about engineering, entrepreneurship, getting things done in a technology company.