RECENT podcast interviews
Scaling all the things at Slack
Scaling technical teams and scaling management.
Building Marketplaces with the Power of Community
I was interviewed along with Tindie CEO Emile Petrone and investor + a16z board partner Boris Wertz about the role of community in marketplaces, answering questions such as: Can it be engineered? How much leverage do you give your “super-users,” and for some businesses is community even necessary?
Product Hunt Radio: Episode 21 w/ Poornima Vijayashanker & Julia Grace
I discussed my favorite tools to stay focused and cut out distractions as well as what applications I use in my day-to-day workflow.
RECENT online INTERVIEWS
Women in IT Share Advice on Leveling Up in a Male-Dominated Industry
How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity
Slack’s Julia Grace on the lessons learned from downtime, and the responsibility to pay it forward
How to Become Head of Engineering in 9 Months: Slack’s Julia Grace on Climbing the Corporate Ladder
Slack Infrastructure Engineering Chief Julia Grace: Security, Career Advice, Giving Back
What I Learned the Hard Way Building an eCommerce Site
by Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman, published by O'Reilly Media
Quoted throughout the book on my experiences building Tindie.
by Poornima Vijayashanker (Founder of Femgineer & EIR at 500 Startups, previously founding engineer at Mint.com)
Interviewed in Chapter 9: How to Manage Product Development and Attract Top Technical Talent
By Mike Barlow, published by O'Reilly Media
Quoted throughout the report on my experiences with the maker movement.