“The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.”
About the Talk
Al Sene, VP of Engineering at DigitalOcean, shares how you can avoid the pitfalls of a rapidly growing engineering team and anticipate key inflection points when scaling. Get tips on managing resources across people, process, and technology at each growth stage.
About the Presenter
Al Sene is VP of Engineering at DigitalOcean. He leads DigitalOcean’s Product Development teams, including Compute, Networking, Storage, Developer Productivity, and Data Platforms & Sciences. He is responsible for driving innovation and velocity in key services and products to meet the evolving demands of DigitalOcean customers. Prior to DigitalOcean, he held VP of Engineering roles at DDN and NexGen Storage – which was acquired by Fusion-io and SanDisk. He has also held several technical and management roles at Hewlett-Packard. He studied Computer Science at St. Cloud State University and received his MBA from Colorado State University.