How to build a great engineering culture?
Session SummaryBuilding a great engineering culture is essential for a technology-focused company. In this session Alex points out how one of the most important aspects of building a great engineering company is making sure engineers have impact. Here, he suggests several ways to accomplish this.
Alexander is currently VP Engineering at SoundCloud, the world’s leading social sound platform. Before SoundCloud, he worked as R&D director at Nokia, where he headed Places Development at Nokia’s Location Services and also was responsible for the Operations department. Throughout his career, Alexander has worked in various positions in the software industry (Development, Consulting, CTO), as well as co-founding two start-ups. He holds a Masters in computer science from the University of Oldenburg and an Executive MBA from FOM Berlin. Besides computer science Alexander works(ed) as a techno DJ in Berlin’s party scene.