In this June 7th, 2018 presentation, Eric Muntz walks through his discovery of the differences between being a developer and being in a leadership role as a developer. He also discusses his transition into leadership and how he started developing systems to allow for experimentation in leadership.
Eric talks through the difficulty of measuring experiments in leadership and how to get feedback from your teams and adjacent colleagues in a timely, usable manner. It turns out your fellow leaders will become your first team, and that’s the next strategy—get advice!
Lastly, he talks through stories about how transparency and providing insight into how decisions are made, how they affect your teams and the rest of the company, and a timeline for rolling them out.
About Eric: Currently VP of Development at MailChimp, Eric Muntz is passionate about working with designers and engineers to build amazing products. He’s helped create web, desktop, and mobile applications for early-stage startups, small businesses, and the federal government. MailChimp is the world’s largest marketing automation platform, helping more than 16 million small businesses deliver more than a billion emails daily.