It is important for leaders to guide their teams toward pragmatic technical choices and avoid complexity. Much of building software is about picking your challenges. By making sensible technical choices, you can move fast without compromising stability. Sam Lambert describes how GitHub is building a world-leading, cutting-edge platform on top of stable, proven technologies.
Sam Lambert is the director of systems at GitHub. An experienced engineer, Sam focuses on growing the technical organization responsible for GitHub’s core services. He is passionate about technical leadership and building high-performing engineering teams. Sam has spent his two years at GitHub applying his experience to positively impact the availability and performance of its technologies while also advocating for simplicity and pragmatism within the engineering community.
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