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Oliver Nicholas, Engineering Manager, Infrastructure at Uber

Oliver Nicholas

Biography: Oliver Nicholas

Oliver Nicholas is a software engineer, engineering manager and technology consultant managing Uber's Infrastructure teams in the US and Lithuania.  He got on his first MUD in 1995, created his first web page in 1997, and has been in the Internet space ever since.  His early career began at the Ooga Labs incubator, working on a cluster of seed-stage projects, and then to Yelp as a full-stack engineer making everything from JavaScript widgets to build systems.  He managed the Infrastructure team at Yelp before coming to Uber.  He is the original author of open-source projects Testify, a Python unit testing framework; and Firefly, a system for graphing time-series metrics. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Presentation: Startup Case Studies: Scaling during hyper-growth

Track: Everything Connected - Day 1 / Time: Monday 11:30 - 12:20 / Location: Rytmisk Sal

When all manner of structure and method falls to the wayside and it's growth at all costs, how do successful teams scale their tools and processes to meet the business' goals?  In this talk we'll explore the breaking points for engineering teams during times of growth, and how to set your company up for success from day one - whether you're scaling past 1 engineer, 100 or 1,000.  After that, you're on your own :)