Isabel Vilacides

Director of Engineering


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From Engineering Manager to Director: Things I Wish Knew Before

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Leadership
  • Software
  • Workforce
  • Isabel Vilacides

    Director of Engineering


Becoming a people manager often happens as a natural progression, but too often we are stepping into the role not knowing what to expect or understanding the trade offs.

As we climb the ladder, the fuzzier the role and responsibilities become, whilst this leaves room to define your own role it can create confusion when successfully transitioning from an engineering manager to a director.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • How to manage Managers Vs Individual contributors
  • Discover how being a good engineering manager is different than being a good director
  • Understand the core and unique set of responsibilities

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