Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Kathleen Vignos

Kathleen Vignos
Senior Engineering Manager, Twitter

Website | @kathleencodes

Kathleen Vignos is a full stack engineer turned manager who has led engineering teams at Twitter and Wired. She’s worked at two startups (one of which she founded), traveled the western US for management consulting and professional services, taught business software programming at the university level, won a hackathon, and built dozens of websites. Other experiences include everything from being on call as a COBOL programmer for Y2K to modifying a React app for a hack week project. She holds engineering degrees from UCLA and Michigan.

Sessions

9:00am–9:40am Wednesday, June 21, 2017
People and teams
Location: 212 A/B Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Building great teams, Engineering culture
Kathleen Vignos (Twitter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Constant change—caused by high attrition, frequent reorganization, shifting priorities, and management turnover, among other reasons—is the new normal. It takes months to onboard a new team member and get them adding value. Kathleen Vignos offers tips, shortcuts, and stories for stabilizing a team and finding a path to productivity amid the chaos. Read more.