Building a Thriving Engineering Culture: Empowering Community and Leadership in the Tech World

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Start: 4:00PM
End: 4:30PM
Saturday, March 9, 2024
KPMG Stage
407 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Calgary, AB T2G 2K7
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In his talk, "Building a Thriving Engineering Culture," Stan Chen will explore the dynamics of creating a productive and innovative engineering environment. Drawing from his extensive experience, he will discuss strategies to foster a culture that values humility, effectiveness, and leadership. Key points include promoting strong product thinking, embracing iterative development, focusing on high-value features, and enhancing delivery management. Stan emphasizes the importance of efficient risk and tech debt management, effective communication, and continuous learning. He will also address the need for collaboration, work-life balance, mentorship, diversity, and inclusion in engineering teams. His insights will guide attendees on building teams that are not only efficient but also engaged and motivated, ultimately contributing to sustainable business growth and technological advancement.

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Stan Chen

Technology Manager, Just Eat Takeaway
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Stan Chen

Technology Manager, Just Eat Takeaway
Technology Manager

Stan Chen is an accomplished Data Leader at Just Eat Takeaway, Canada. His extensive background in software engineering has led him through roles such as Tech Manager, Technical Lead, and Senior Data Engineer, contributing significantly to the company's growth. Prior to this, Stan was a Backend Engineer at Appropolis Inc and participated in several startup projects. He holds a MEng in Software Engineering from the University of Calgary and a Project Management certification from Stanford University. Renowned for promoting innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning, Stan is an active member in the technology community.