Perks and Pitfalls of Building a Remote First Team

Friday, 4 October, 2019 - 11:4512:30

Ryan Neal, Netlify


Building teams is hard. Building remote teams is harder but definitely worth it. You get access to a global talent pool. You get engineering coverage that follows the sun. And you get to build a much more diverse and inclusive team. A remote team isn't without its perils though, it is easy to build silos, burn out engineers, inflame imposter syndrome, and starve community building.

Ryan Neal, Netlify

Ryan Neal is Head of Infrastructure and part of the founding team at Netlify. Previously, he worked on the infrastructure team at Yelp and worked in the defense sector at Palantir in the Middle East. Ryan is based in the Bay Area loves distributed systems, firespinning, and his golden retriever.

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@conference {239494,
author = {Ryan Neal},
title = {Perks and Pitfalls of Building a Remote First Team},
year = {2019},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = oct

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