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Ethics & Building Teams AMA w/ L. van Gelder, P. Johnston & M. Kilby


Lisa van Gelder

Senior VP Engineering @spring_health, former VP Engineering @Meetup

Lisa has been in software for over 20 years, working in a wide range of companies from early stage startups to large media companies like the BBC, the Guardian newspaper & Meetup. She used to debug code, now she debugs teams for a living. Lisa is currently Senior VP Engineering at Spring...

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Paul Johnston

CEO @roundaboutlabs

Paul Johnston is an interim CTO, CTO and strategist who has particular interests in serverless, cloud, startups and climate change. Formerly Senior Developer Advocate at AWS for Serverless and CTO of multiple startups including one of the world’s first serverless startups. Paul is also an...

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Mark Kilby

Distributed Coach/Mentor & Community Cultivator

With over two decades of experience in agile principles and practices, Mark Kilby has cultivated more distributed and dispersed teams than collocated teams. He has consulted with organizations across many industries and coached teams, leaders, and organizations internally. Mark shares this...

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