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Wednesday, June 19 • 10:00am - 10:50am
PRO TALK: Surviving an Acquisition

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Imagine you are leading a small startup engineering team, minding your own business, then BOOM! Suddenly you’ve been acquired by a company that is about 30 times your size. Their engineering team is much larger and uses a completely different tech stack. Oh, and it's located in another country, so you are now essentially their first remote engineering team. Your job is to make the integration an amazing success. Go!If you’re currently going through a post-merger integration and losing sleep over it, or if you simply want to be prepared, then this is just the session for you. You’ll learn about our story of going through the above scenario after getting acquired almost two years ago and then doubling our engineering team. You’ll see what worked and what didn’t so you can make your own acquisition a phenomenal success.

Speakers
avatar for Florjan Bartol

Florjan Bartol

VP Engineering, Zemanta, an Outbrain company
Currently leading a team of 30 as VP Engineering at Zemanta, an Outbrain company, Florjan started as a software engineer and gradually transitioned to engineering management after becoming fascinated with the people side of software. As a new parent Florjan spends most of his days... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
DevExec Stage