CTO Connection Podcast

Building a Team of 10x Engineers with Fleming Shi

July 30, 2020 peter@pbell.com (CTO Connection) Episode 97
CTO Connection Podcast
Building a Team of 10x Engineers with Fleming Shi
Chapters
CTO Connection Podcast
Building a Team of 10x Engineers with Fleming Shi
Jul 30, 2020 Episode 97
peter@pbell.com (CTO Connection)

Fleming Shi has been with Barracuda Networks for more than 15 years. In that time, there has been a profound shift and evolution in the tools and security systems that power his engineering team. He joined Peter for this week’s edition of CTO Connection to discuss his journey to CTO as well as the many changes he’s witnessed over the years.

Listen for Fleming’s thoughts on keeping up with trends as well as the character traits of 10xer engineers.

  • (01:27) - Fleming's career journey
  • (04:17) - Moving to Barracuda
  • (08:07) - Sustainability after launch
  • (14:18) - Motivation for the long-term
  • (19:39) - Sustaining a culture of innovation
  • (24:25) - Advanced technology group
  • (29:46) - What makes a 10Xer

Special thanks to our global partner – Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS offers a broad set of global cloud-based products to equip technology leaders to build better and more powerful solutions, reach out to aws-cto-program@amazon.com if you’re interested to learn more about their offerings.

CTO Connection is where you can learn from the experiences of successful engineering leaders at fast-growth tech startups. Whether you want to learn more about hiring, motivating or managing an engineering team, if you're technical and manage engineers, the CTO Connection podcast is a great resource for learning from your peers!

If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to CTO Connection in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. It really helps others find the show.

Podcast episode production by Dante32.

Show Notes

Fleming Shi has been with Barracuda Networks for more than 15 years. In that time, there has been a profound shift and evolution in the tools and security systems that power his engineering team. He joined Peter for this week’s edition of CTO Connection to discuss his journey to CTO as well as the many changes he’s witnessed over the years.

Listen for Fleming’s thoughts on keeping up with trends as well as the character traits of 10xer engineers.

  • (01:27) - Fleming's career journey
  • (04:17) - Moving to Barracuda
  • (08:07) - Sustainability after launch
  • (14:18) - Motivation for the long-term
  • (19:39) - Sustaining a culture of innovation
  • (24:25) - Advanced technology group
  • (29:46) - What makes a 10Xer

Special thanks to our global partner – Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS offers a broad set of global cloud-based products to equip technology leaders to build better and more powerful solutions, reach out to aws-cto-program@amazon.com if you’re interested to learn more about their offerings.

CTO Connection is where you can learn from the experiences of successful engineering leaders at fast-growth tech startups. Whether you want to learn more about hiring, motivating or managing an engineering team, if you're technical and manage engineers, the CTO Connection podcast is a great resource for learning from your peers!

If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to CTO Connection in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. It really helps others find the show.

Podcast episode production by Dante32.