Lena Reinhard

Vice President of Product Engineering @CircleCI

Lena Reinhard is VP Product Engineering at CircleCI, the leader in continuous integration and delivery for developer teams. In her 15+ year career, she’s been building and scaling high-performing engineering organisations and helping distributed teams succeed, starting with her own startup to corporates and NGOs.

Lena is an acclaimed international keynote speaker on topics like leadership, DevOps transformation, and organisational scale, at conferences such as O’Reilly Velocity, The Lead Developer, and CTO Summit. She is passionate about helping teams increase their effectiveness and business impact, and scaling culture for organisational performance and health.

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What Engineering Teams Need From Leaders Right Now

Technical leadership. Hands-on coding. Process management. Project management. Delivery. People management & development. Architecture decisions. Product oversight. Hiring.—With so many things on an engineering manager’s plate, what do they actually need to be successful? And how can they best help engineers, teams, and organizations succeed? –  

In this talk, I will review skills and tools for engineering managers to help them lead teams successfully, and explore what it means to show up as a leader now. You will leave this talk with frameworks to guide your thinking and execution, as well as away practical tips that you can apply in your daily work with individual engineers, teams, and organizations.


Wednesday Nov 11 / 09:00AM PST (40 minutes )

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3 weeks of live software engineering content designed around your schedule.

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