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Career advice for architects

Trisha Gee (JetBrains)
9:30am–9:50am Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 37 ratings)

Do you have any idea how to climb the ladder but remain technical? Or how to avoid being promoted away from what you love? Did you realize when you started your career just how important nontechnical skills would be or think about the other skills that would make life easier but are undervalued? And just how do you stay ahead of the curve and stay relevant?

Trisha Gee shares advice and lessons she learned the hard way while managing her career as a developer, lead, and technical advocate. She also gives you tools for working out what your next steps are along with plenty of examples of what not to do.

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Trisha Gee


Trisha Gee is a developer advocate at JetBrains, where she gets to share all the interesting things she’s constantly discovering. Trisha has developed Java applications for a range of industries, including finance, manufacturing, software, and nonprofit, for companies of all sizes. She has expertise in Java high-performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and dabbles with open source development. Trisha is a leader of the Sevilla Java User Group and a Java Champion. She believes healthy communities and sharing ideas help us to learn from mistakes and build on successes.