I am an engineering leader currently at Upwork where I work as a Director of Engineering leading the Mobile apps and Messagging org.
I have led teams in domains ranging from shopping and crypto to messaging, video creation, and ads at companies like Pinterest, Paypal, Snapchat, and Spotify.
Throughout my career, I have demonstrated a solid ability to manage large teams, prioritize initiatives, and drive technical excellence.
I enjoy mentoring engineering managers and engineers whether they are looking to develop their leadership skills, transition to management, or navigate complexities.
I enjoy writing and speaking about engineering management and leadership.
I like talking to startups about new ideas and possibly advise or invest in them.
I am very passionate about wellness and I am a big believer of using food as a medicine. With this mission in mind, I serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Co-opportunity Market in Santa Monica,CA.
I believe mentorship is key for self-improvement. Everyone should ask for help to mentors or coaches. I share my experience and thoughts with mentees on different platforms:
I invest and provide advice for early-stage startups.
I adviced for a couple of years at
I am part of the Angel Squad at
I made angel investments in companies such as InpharmD, MeCo Diagnoatics, parker
I am interested in talking to founders working on startups in the HR, Health Tech, Consumer and Generative AI space