Presentation: Optimise for Time

Track: Building High Performing Teams

Location: Churchill, G flr.

Duration: 5:25pm - 6:15pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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Time is the most precious commodity we have. One thing all great teams have in common is how they make use of theirs in their pursuit of excellence. This talk is about how to use time in a way that enables teams to improve by discussing some practical advice for how to get the most out of your time but also putting forward some principles to develop your own approaches.

Speaker: Andrew Walker

Founder at Kraken Industries

Andy Walker has been doing software engineering for nearly 30 years. He is currently the founder of Kraken Industries and was previously at Google, Skyscanner, Netscape, Sony, IBM and various startups you'll never have heard of. For the last 10 years he's been fascinated by engineering culture and how people are at the centre of everything. In his spare time he occasionally runs a long way and has, what is probably, an unhealthy obsession with Star Wars.

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