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CTO Connection Online: Attracting top talent

Wednesday, October 7th 2020
-> Wednesday, October 28th 2020
The answers are already out there — they’re just not evenly distributed!

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If you are technical and manage engineers, learn from and connect with your peers at CTO Connection Online: Attracting top talent.

Whether you want to hire smarter, refine your culture, improve your processes, manage more effectively or adopt better engineering practices or architectures, the CTO Summits are designed to help you to learn from top practitioners and to share experiences with your peers.

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The speakers

The Summits

This summit series is comprised of four weekly summits - every Wednesday at 10am PT/1pm ET. Each summit is just 90 minutes in length but includes between three and four, 15-20 minute talks by senior engineering leaders and a half hour, moderated panel discussion where you can share your questions and get answers tailored to your specific organizations needs.

Previous summits

  • Hiring vs outsourcing

    Wednesday, October 7th 2020 - 90 minutes

    • Rajesh Jayaraman, CTO, Ellevest

      Cohesive hybrid (in-house + outsourced) teams

    • Wambui Kinya, VP, Partner Engineering, Andela

      Outsourcing vs. hiring: does it matter?

    • Qingqing Ouyang, EVP Engineering, OJO Labs

      Scale with onshore, nearshore, and offshore

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  • Filling the pipeline

    Wednesday, October 14th 2020 - 90 minutes

    • Michael Ellison, Founder and CEO,

      How data is creating inroads for black talent in tech

    • Dylan Serota, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Terminal

      How to build a global hiring and acquisition strategy

    • Jonathan Moore, Founder and CEO, Rowdy Orbit

      Criminal background = kick ass developer

    • Alex Maher, Talent Partner, Fractal Technology

      Growing your team with diversity, inclusion, and equity

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  • Interviewing effectively

    Wednesday, October 21st 2020 - 90 minutes

    • Oluseyi Sonaiya, Manager, Solution Architecture, Andela

      Redefining top talent: it’s not just about the code

    • Billy Tobon, Sr Director, Architecture, Datasite

      Technical interviewing anti-patterns (the remote edition)

    • Shannon Hogue, Global Head of Solutions Engineering, Karat

      Recruiting engineers: the good, the bad, and the ugly

    • Emily Nakashima, VP Engineering, Honeycomb

      Hiring is broken: reflections on building a higher-signal, less-harmful hiring process

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  • Onboarding and retention

    Wednesday, October 28th 2020 - 90 minutes

    • Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, & Author, Managing the Unmanageable , Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

      Pre-onboarding retention, or don't lose your new hire!

    • Tobie Langel, Principal, UnlockOpen

      Recruit, retain, foster—how building a strong open source culture is your key to top software engineering talent

    • Kerri McKinney, Global Director, Talent Acquisition, Terminal

      Mastering remote onboarding

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Usual price: $295 for access to each of the online CTO Summit series (live and/or recorded), but if you have a partner code, you can use it below to apply to attend for free!
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