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Effective Collaboration for High Performing Engineering Teams With Rukmini Reddy

Productivity & Engineering Podcast

As a software engineer, collaboration may not come all naturally especially if you are part of a team. Writing code, fixing bugs, and shipping new features are just a few pieces of the puzzle. So what makes and breaks a high performing engineering team? Our CEO Emna Ghariani sat down with VP Engineering of Abstract, Rukmini Reddy to share and layout efficient strategies and tactics to ensure effective collaboration. Related Links:https://www.abstract.com/Check us out: https://veamly.com/

43mins

29 Apr 2020

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Interview with Rukmini Reddy, VP of Engineering at Abstract

Managers Club

In this interview (and podcast), with Rukmini Reddy, VP of Engineering at Abstract, we discuss motiving and aligning your team, working in a remote company, hiring, and tips for being organized. The post Interview with Rukmini Reddy, VP of Engineering at Abstract appeared first on Managers Club.

21 Jan 2020

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"The importance of having a support system as a leader" with Abstract's VP of Eng (Rukmini Reddy) and SurveyMonkey's Sr Director of Eng (Shravan Sogani)

Decisive Moments for Engineering Leaders

In this episode, two engineering leaders who are married discuss the importance of having a strong support system as a leader, featuring Abstract's VP of Eng (Rukmini Reddy) and SurveyMonkey's Sr Director of Eng (Shravan Sogani). The episode starts with a story where one of the parents dropped the ball on a task, and the other parent stepped in, and it was a good lesson on leadership. The episode unfolds to touch on lots of topics including building trust, being vulnerable at the worklplace, and more!Support the show (https://www.platohq.com/)

25mins

15 Jan 2020

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"How having twins impacts your outlook on leadership" with Abstract's VP of Eng (Rukmini Reddy) and SurveyMonkey's Sr Director of Eng (Shravan Sogani)

Decisive Moments for Engineering Leaders

In this episode, two engineering leaders who are married to each other discuss how having twins has affected their outlook on leading teams. Abstract's VP of Eng (Rukmini Reddy) and SurveyMonkey's Sr Director of Eng (Shravan Sogani) open up about a harrowing childbirth experience, and they share how parenting shapes their role as engineering leaders. They talk about about the importance of bring your whole self to the workplace and how leaders can foster an environment where employees feel comfortable being their real selves. Support the show (https://www.platohq.com/)

29mins

7 Jan 2020

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Are All Women Engineers Like You?, with Rukmini Reddy

Scaling Software Teams

Rukmini Reddy is the VP of Engineering at Abstract, a design management system that centralizes design decisions, feedback, Sketch files, and specs for your team. It’s kind of like Github for design. Abstract has raised over $50M in VC dollars since their founding in 2015. Today, Rukmini oversees their engineering team of about 45, and will be expanding to 60 within the next 18 months. In this episode, we discuss how she’s used feedback to get better, how she attracts less traditional candidates to engineering roles on her team, and why the “10x engineer” trope is harmful to women in the engineering field.Link to Rukmini's blog about engineering leadership as a woman of color: https://www.abstract.com/blog/engineering-leader-lessons/For notes and a full transcription of the episode, visit woventeams.com/33. Special Guest: Rukmini Reddy.

36mins

20 Aug 2019