Lisa Shissler Smith is an Engineering Manager at Netflix and a Director for Women Who Code. She lives near Raleigh, NC with her husband and their 5 children. She is passionate about inclusion and diversity, and has spoken to groups large and small about recruiting and retention. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, video games, desk dancing, and all things small.
Lisa shares her non-linear career path, from starting out as a librarian to becoming an Engineering Manager at Netflix, one of the most prominent tech companies in America.
Lisa gives advice to those applying for jobs, as well as those who are hiring for their own teams. As one of the 35 new remote managers at Netflix, Lisa shares some insights into the intentionality and communication needed to lead large, remotely distributed teams.
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