It’s been a year since I became an engineering manager, and I’ve been thinking about what lessons I’ve learned. A year may sound like a short time, but it feels like ages. It’s hard to even remember what it was like to be an individual contributor on the team. I’ve developed a lot of new skills over the past year, but I think the best thing I’ve gained is a new perspective.
Managing a team and a project forces you to understand the whole process of shipping software, especially the role humans play. …
Last week the Firefox for Android team got together in San Francisco for a hack week. Our goal was to make progress on projects related to increasing user engagement, particularly around saving and revisiting content. And progress was made!
Director of Engineering at @joinleague. Previously @mozilla. I like building products and teams.