Camille Fournier is a Managing Director at Two Sigma and the former CTO of Rent The Runway. She’s also the author of The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change.
You can find her on Twitter @skamille.
00:00 - Intro
00:35 - Why do many individual contributors (ICs) never experience a good manager?
3:15 - How did the ideology of management being bad become pervasive in startups?
5:15 - What should a new manager do in their first 90 days?
8:45 - Getting better at 1:1s
11:05 - More tips for the first 90 days
13:05 - Remote work
15:00 - Mistakes rookie managers make
19:15 - Letting people go
23:25 - Being a manager and still wanting to write code
27:45 - Feeling overwhelmed as a manager
31:15 - Getting a team to gel
38:30 - Giving people kudos
39:45 - Non-engineers running engineering teams
41:55 - Staying legit technically as a manager
43:15 - Management vs leadership