Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Managing by missing

Ian Nowland (Two Sigma)
1:30pm–2:10pm Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Leadership and Career Growth
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor
Average rating: ****.
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Managers are always working from a position of having to do far too much work to manage perfectly in an imperfect world. This leads to misses: dates slipped, partners disappointed, team members frustrated.

Ian Nowland challenges you to think broadly about the meaning of a “miss”, and explains how a philosophy of owning and learning from them allows you to avoid more in the future. This enables you to grow as a manager, and so grow your impact on your organization.

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Ian Nowland

Two Sigma

Ian Nowland is the SVP, Engineering Manager of Compute Platform at Two Sigma. He leads the teams building the platforms to migrate Two Sigma from large scale on-premise infrastructure, to a Kubernetes-based Cloud-Native elastic public-cloud infrastructure. Before that he founded and managed the EC2 Nitro team at AWS, building up that public-cloud infrastructure