The Roadmap & The Stage: How Leaders Build Successful Tech Teams

Women Techmakers Berlin
Thu, Dec 12, 2019, 6:30 PM (CET)

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About this event

We are quite excited to be holding our very last event this year to discuss a critical topic: leading tech teams that build cutting-edge products. Our speakers will share their strategies and tactics that enable them to set up their product/engineering teams for success.


Kathleen Sharp - Engineering Manager @ OLX Group
Yann Landrin-Schweitzer @ DeliveryHero
Olha Levchenko - Engineering Manager @ ImmobilienScout24


18:30 - 19:00 Doors open
19:00 - 19:15 A word from Women Techmakers Berlin

19:15 - 19:40 Olha Levchenko - Engineering Manager @ ImmobilienScout24.
Talk Title: Mobile team setup within Tech organisation

19:40 - 20:05 Yann Landrin-Schweitzer @ DeliveryHero
Talk Title: Building a Machine Learning Product Team That Works

20:05 - 20:25 Kathleen Sharp - Engineering Manager @ OLX Group.
Talk Title: From Developer to Engineering Manager to ??? The decisions, the realities, the journey.

20:25 - 21:15 Networking

We will provide drinks and pretzels :)

★ About The Speakers

Olha Levchenko is an Engineering Manager at ImmobilienScout24. She has been an Android engineer for 9 years in different companies, and last year moved into the new role where she can apply her knowledge gained in the past. She is passionate about Diversity & Inclusion, people development and ultimate frisbee. ImmobilienScout24 is Germany's leading real estate platform.

Yann Landrin-Schweitzer: after an early start in mechanical engineering, Yann has been working on Data Science, AI and Data Engineering at scale since 2003. He has applied these skills in various industrial contexts, in several social media startups, in advertising giants like Yahoo, and digital content creators and distributors like Netflix. More recently a Autodesk, he enabled a shift to data and digital at the core of the business by designing a new data platform and engineering model to serve the needs of creators and makers. He now brings his experience of data strategy to DeliveryHero, helping supercharge the delivery giant's product and business expansion.

Kathleen Sharp is an Engineering Manager at OLX Group overseeing two packs. She is interested in all aspects of successful development teams: people, product, architecture, processes and has 13 years industrial experience; most recently with server-side Kotlin . OLX Group is a global product and tech group. 20+ brands. 5,000+ people. One mindset.

★ About The Hosting Company

ThoughtWorks is a global software consultancy. Over our 25+ year history, we have helped our clients solve complex business problems where technology is the differentiator. When the only constant is change, we prepare you for the unpredictable.

★ About Women Techmakers Berlin

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