Jim Wrubel tells us about his path to CTO, his project the Soft Stuff, his experiences with hiring, things new managers need to learn, and moving between independent contributor and managerial tracks.
- Introduction, backstory, rise to CTO
- 15:50 - Hiring
- 28:20 - Stepping away from the code
- 31:00 - Transitioning between leadership levels
- 34:20 - The Engineer/Manager Pendulum
- 38:50 - Learning enough of your tech stack to be helpful and knowledgeable
- 43:55 - Final remarks