Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Michael Basnight

Michael Basnight
Cloud Engineer, Elastic

Michael Basnight is an engineer on the Cloud team at Elastic. Michael was involved in the foundation and development of the existing Elastic distributed team and previously held the role of team lead. He also worked as the PTL for the OpenStack Trove project building databases as a service.


5:05pm5:45pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Level: Non-technical
Suyog Rao (Elastic), Michael Basnight (Elastic)
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How do you quickly grow and manage a fully distributed engineering team? Suyog Rao and Michael Basnight share their experiences and lessons learned over five years spent growing an engineering team from 15 to over 200 members in over 30 countries. Suyog and Michael focus on team structures that work well, hiring, communicating effectively, and balancing open source and commercial development. Read more.