Training: June 20–21, 2016
Tutorials: June 21, 2016
Keynotes & Sessions: June 22–23, 2016
Santa Clara, CA
Alex Nobert

Alex Nobert
., Flynn

Website | @nobert

At Flynn, Alex Nobert is working on the next-generation PaaS of your dreams. Previously, he built and led Ops at Shopify, Vox Media, and Minted. For some reason, he enjoys wearing a tie. Alex has a side gig as a personal assistant to Pupperz and Trudy, the two dogs with whom he shares a house.


3:40pm–4:20pm Thursday, 06/23/2016
First time at Velocity Santa Clara, Organizational optimization
Location: Ballroom GH Level: Intermediate
Alex Nobert (Flynn)
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When you ask Ops engineers where they want to go in their careers, the only answer you get after "I don't know" is "management." But what does that entail, and how do you get there? Alex Nobert discusses his career transition from engineer to manager to director, describing the day-to-day work, expectations, priorities, and goals of each so that you can learn from his mistakes. Read more.