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Presentation: Ethics & Building Teams AMA w/ L. van Gelder, P. Johnston & M. Kilby

Track: Speaker AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Location: Redgrave, 2nd flr.

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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Speaker: Lisa van Gelder

Senior VP Engineering @spring_health, former VP Engineering @Meetup

Lisa has been in software for over 20 years, working in a wide range of companies from early stage startups to large media companies like the BBC, the Guardian newspaper & Meetup. She used to debug code, now she debugs teams for a living. Lisa is currently Senior VP Engineering at Spring Health. She is mostly powered by coffee.

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Speaker: Paul Johnston

CEO @roundaboutlabs

Paul Johnston is an interim CTO, CTO and strategist who has particular interests in serverless, cloud, startups and climate change. Formerly Senior Developer Advocate at AWS for Serverless and CTO of multiple startups including one of the world’s first serverless startups. Paul is also an unpaid Director of a Community Energy Company in his home town of Milton Keynes, which owns over 300kW of solar arrays on buildings in the area, and aims to use the profits to benefit the local community.

Paul is a keynote speaker, tweets a lot at @PaulDJohnston and blogs a lot on Medium. May also be working in stealth mode on something (it’s probably serverless and to do with energy).

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Speaker: Mark Kilby

Distributed Coach/Mentor & Community Cultivator

With over two decades of experience in agile principles and practices, Mark Kilby has cultivated more distributed and dispersed teams than collocated teams. He has consulted with organizations across many industries and coached teams, leaders, and organizations internally. Mark shares this experience in his book with Johanna Rothman - From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams: Collaborate to Deliver. You can learn more at https://www.markkilby.com/sdatbook/  Mark also co-founded a number of professional learning organizations such as Agile Orlando, Agile Florida, Virtual Team Talk, and the Agile Alliance Community Group Support Initiative among others. His easy-going style helps teams and organizations learn to collaborate and discover their path to success and sustainability.  Read his most recent ideas and articles on www.markkilby.com

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