How an engineering team can maintain speed without sacrificing quality
I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by BuiltIn on how engineering teams can move fast without cutting corners on quality, stability, and user experience. Please check it out!
Meet the Yieldstreet software engineering team
I recently wrote a small piece for TheMuse about our engineering team. Please check it out to see our engineering core values, philosophy and pictures from our team events.
“Council of the Wise Developers” podcast
I had a lot of fun talking all things tech to Enoch Wise - a billionaire transhumanist 10-xer on the spectrum. Need I say more? Check out the podcast here!
Podcast on Innovation and Hackathons
I was a guest on Yieldstreet's "The Yield" podcast episode #31, where - together with my coworkers Talia Fayaz and Joe Sancio - I talked about engineering innovation and the Hackathons that I ran during the 2020 pandemic. Check it out! Apple Podcasts Spotify Youtube
How to Get Product and Engineering to Collaborate While Remote
It was great to be interviewed by BuiltInNYC for the article on best ways to get product/engineering teams to collaborate during these difficult times. Check out the article here!
New company blog – Yieldstreet Distributed
It's been a while since my last post, tons of things happened, which one day I will hopefully write an update about. I'm usually too busy building exciting stuff to post on a regular basis.. but I will make an effort to write more. For now - check out the new product, design and engineering blog at Yieldstreet. It's called "Distributed", which is a play on words: Distributed architectureDistributions we make to our investorsDistributed ...
Mark43’s 2018 ‘Dope’ Hackathon Rundown
We had another awesome hackathon at Mark43. Check out my article for our engineering blog, with some cool project details! https://medium.com/mark43-engineering/mark43s-2018-dope-hackathon-rundown-a96e35d3301a
How to avoid making your clients angry with product delays
I first learned this lesson ten years ago at my first company (a financial technology startup), where as a newly minted engineering manager, I let the client know on Friday afternoon that the release scheduled for today wouldn't be happening. The resulting explosion was a harsh lesson, but I'm glad I learned it early. (more…)
How IT in non-technical companies can function the best
Some time before my current role at Mark43 (a technology company), I was part of the IT department in a non-technical company. This was not by choice - I joined a "startup within a large organization" - but that's how it happened. It was not a good experience, but I've learned some things. In this Forbes article, I (and some other execs from non-tech companies) share their best tips for survival: (more…)
How to Select a Software Vendor
I've been contributing to Forbes for a while, but today, my first full-length article got published. I talk about a system I've created over the years that lets you select a software vendor. (more…)