In the first episode of our CTO Interview Series, we sit down with Qaseem Shaikh, Chief Technology Officer at Sendoso. Qaseem is a seasoned veteran in the tech startup space, with prior roles as the VP of Engineering for Lumity, Zenefits and Thanx. We ask Qaseem about his career, starting as one of the early engineers working on Amazon Web Services to his current role leading an engineering organization at a quickly growing startup.
In the episode, we discuss a number of topics on the minds of engineering leaders today:
- Managing remote and distributed teams
- What to look for when hiring engineers
- Project prioritization and making tradeoffs
- Accelerating team velocity and maximizing what your team can get done
Check out the full discussion on Youtube: