Session: Executing in times of chaos
From recent layoffs, recessions, covid, to leadership/ management/ roadmap/ people changes, there is so much that happens in the life of an engineering leader . These are "unprecedented changes", or are they? As a leader, you face a lot of changes that are preceded by other changes. It's your job to not only manage yourself, but also your team members. How can you continue to execute when there is so much noise? What can you do to make sure your team is not only surviving but thriving through the chaos? Come hear about strategies that you can apply to help your team to march forward towards their goals while taking care of themselves.
- How to support your teams through changes
- What strategies can you deploy as a leader to execute towards your goals when there is so much chaos
- Taking care of yourself and your team during uncertainties
Swathi Sundar is an Engineering Leader at Benchling, where she leads software development teams building the next generation SaaS platforms for the life sciences industry. Prior to Benchling, Swathi worked as an Engineering Manager at Uber, and as a Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft. She is passionate about mentorship, teaching, and recruiting. Outside of work, you would probably find her hiking and camping in National Parks.