Scalability and Growth of the Tech Teams: challenge accepted!


When a company grows changes are inevitable, but what happens when the growth is very fast? What should we expect as engineers, tech leads or engineering managers? What will break, what will keep working? How can we prepare at best? In this panel with the help of those who have already faced this challenge, we will deepen the fundamental aspects that can make the difference!

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

Alessandro Confetti

Tech Principal - ThoughtWorks

Alessandro is a curious technologist, polyglot software developer, agile/lean/teal advocate and passionate team builder, with a strong experience in software life-cycle management. Currently, he is Tech Principal at ThoughtWorks Italia and Adjunct Professor at Politecnico di Milano

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Akhilesh Gupta

Sr. Staff Engineer - LinkedIn

Akhilesh is the technical lead for LinkedIn's Real-time delivery infrastructure and LinkedIn Messaging. He has been working on the revamp of LinkedIn’s offerings to instant, real-time experiences. Before this, he was the head of engineering for the Ride Experience program at Uber Technologies in San Francisco where he led a large team of backend, web, iOS and Android engineers to build delightful mobile products and infrastructure for the core Uber rider application. He holds a Masters degree in CS from Stanford University.

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Piergiorgio Niero

Head of Engineering - SuperAwesome

With 15+ years of experience across the web, gaming and IT automation industries, Piergiorgio is pioneering the kidtech space as Head of Engineering at SuperAwesome (the fastest growing UK tech company as ranked by the Financial Times). He leads the engineering team that enables a safer internet for kids, and shares with them his passion for building things that never existed before.

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Alessandro (cirpo) Cinelli

Engineering Manager - DAZN

Alessandro Cinelli (a.k.a. cirpo) is currently working in London as Engineering Manager at DAZN. He loves playing with programming languages and give back to the community. He has been a board member of the Italian PHP, Javascript User Group, and WEBdeBS, co-organizing several events such as Agileday, phpDay, jsDay, Nosqlday and Nodejsconf. These days he is busy co-organizing tech events with @WEBdeLDN in London.

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