Speaker Details

Tomasz Manugiewicz
William Hill / Grand Parade

General Manager of Grand Parade Poland. Tomek is Agile enthusiast and Coach, Engineer at heart. Former Engineering Manager, Scrum Master and Software Developer. Tomek conducted his first Agile Transformation in 2009. He worked for various international IT companies and lived in Vienna, Toronto and Isle of Man. Passionate about how people relations influence Software Development. He uses his empathy, connectedness and restorative talents (based on Gallup's taxonomy) to help development teams boost their productivity and individual well-being. He is known for giving others a sense of comfort and stability in the face of uncertainty. His ability to link together the facts and dots, gives him a feeling that he would have been a good doctor or detective - he is happy that he decided to study Computer Science though. Tomek loves skiing, biking and sailing. Recently he has started his journey as lecturer at AGH University of Science and Technology leading courses he designed for future engineers.

We want to be autonomous, to create and own our professional pathway.

During my talk I will show you that companies really need autonomous engineers and teams as the autonomy is crucial for effective software design.

I will also share with you my tips on how to establish and develop your autonomy based on my experience of working with IT organizations.

If you are curious what the secret sauce of autonomy is, come and join my session.