Web Directions Code Leaders 2019 Creating world class engineering teams and cultures

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David Lewis

Being the nice guy with the bad news

David Lewis Senior Engineering Manager Scentre Group

As a manager, giving direct and sometimes negative or difficult feedback to people can be hard. If you’re someone with a lot of empathy this can make it even harder, but with empathy can come trust. This is key as trust can foster an environment where direct feedback and even respectful disagreement adds value to your team.

David Lewis

David Lewis is responsible for one third of the technology team that looks after the customer experience for Scentre Group (owners and operators of Westfield in Australia and New Zealand). The team is cross functional with a mix of technologies including JavaScript, NodeJS, GraphQL, Ruby, HTML and CSS.

In his copious spare time he coordinates SydCSS, one of Sydney's most popular tech meetups regularly attracting over 100 people to each event.

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