Podcast Episodes

Chris Pruett - On deciding to leave LinkedIn and co-founding Jam, values based decision making and compassionate leadership - #19

Chris Pruett is the CTO and Co-founder of Jam. Jam is a new way to share and listen to bite-sized audio. Prior to Jam, Chris spent 9+ years at LinkedIn growing from an engineering manager to VP of Engineering. During his tenure at LinkedIn, he worked on almost all aspects of the app and towards the end, led an org of 500+ engineers working on Feed, Messaging, Identity and Search. In this episode, we discuss how he made the decision to leave his leadership position at LinkedIn and co-found Jam. We also spoke about his time at LinkedIn and how he developed the practice to make value based decisions both in professional and personal life.
Chris Pruett - On deciding to leave LinkedIn and co-founding Jam, values based decision making and compassionate leadership - #19
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Michael Lynch - On quitting google for indie hacking, bootstrapping to $450K+ ARR in public, writing personal retrospectives and more - #17
Cory Watson - Leading observability teams at Twitter & Stripe, how to succeed in a new org, effective ways to advocate for your team and more - #16
Ashwin Kumar - On learning new things by breaking them down, the secret to winning >$100k from hackathons, the art of storytelling, and more - #15
Bruno Connelly - Building and leading the global SRE org at LinkedIn - #14
Lorin Hochstein - On how Netflix learns from incidents, software as socio-technical systems, writing persuasively and more - #13
Spoons (Daniel Spoonhower) - On building Lightstep, being customer focused, developing systems at Google scale and much more - #12
Emmanuel Ameisen - On production ML at Stripe scale, leading 100+ ML projects, iterating fast, and much more - #11
Todd Underwood - On lessons from running ML systems at Google for a decade, what it takes to be a ML SRE, challenges with generalized ML platforms and much more - #10
Evan Estola - On recommendation systems going bad, hiring ML engineers, giving constructive feedback, filter bubbles and much more - #9
Uma Chingunde - On managing migrations, growing engineering teams and much more - #8
Charity Majors - On database outages, journey as a co-founder, thriving under pressure and growing as an engineer - #7
Tammy Bryant Butow - On failure injection, chaos engineering, extreme sports and being curious - #6
Oliver Leaver-Smith - On how "just a monitoring change" took down the entire site and resilience engineering - #5
Ryan Underwood - On debugging the Linux kernel - #4
David Henke - On building a culture of "Site Up" at LinkedIn and Yahoo! - #3
Julia Evans - On kubernetes scheduler bugs, TCP performance regressions and debugging tips - #2
Kelsey Hightower - On ways kubernetes can break, being an effective leader and much more - #1
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