Speaker Deck

(2017 - 1/9) New Manager Death Spiral

by Calibrate

Published September 29, 2017 in Technology

Calibrate 2017 (1/9) - https://www.calibratesf.com/

"New Manager Death Spiral" - Michael Lopp, Slack, VP of Engineering


Michael is a Silicon Valley-based engineering leader who builds both people and product at companies such as Borland, Netscape, Palantir, and Apple. While he's not worrying about staying relevant, he writes about pens, bridges, people, poker, and werewolves at the popular weblog, 'Rands in Repose'. He currently works as the VP of Engineering at Slack in San Francisco.


Calibrate is a conference for new engineering leaders hosted by seasoned engineering leaders. Organized and hosted by Sharethrough, it was conducted on September 30, 2015, September 30, 2016 and September 29, 2017 in San Francisco, California.