Developer productivity in a large organization can take many forms. I’ll share what it looks like at Yelp scale (500+ engineers). I’ll also share some best practices that we have discovered over the years and how to think about implementing them in your own organizations depending on the scale that you are currently at.
Event Link: https://youtu.be/4nyiONQ-jrI
Director of Engineering
Kent currently leads the Engineering Effectiveness organization (~55) at Yelp, supporting all engineers (>500). Additionally, he leads a group that is focused on reducing bias in the interviewing pipeline for ICs. He was previously involved in helping young women learn more about the tech industry and giving them a head start with the #builtbygirls program and is an active member of the AWE m…
Weiyuan is currently an Engineering Manager at Grab. As an engineer, he has worked on the full-stack development of scalable and distributed web applications. He doubles up as a Software Engineer for archipelago.rocks, a classroom tool for teachers to better facilitate teaching for teachers and learning for students, which is supported by NUS and free to use.
Outside of work, Weiyuan serves as a community lead for Big O(n) Development and GDG Cloud Singapore, and hosts events monthly to bi-weekly on cloud technologies and current-day topics. He is also a Google Developer Expert for Google, in cloud technologies, and often blogs and talks about these areas as well.