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Everyone is very welcome to the next Startup Grind Prague! In April we'll host panel discusson about how your startup can survive remotely with Tomáš Řehoř (Engineering Manager & Site Lead, Pipedrive), Daniel Hejl (CTO & Founder, Productboard) and Martin Cízler (Director of Engineering, Omio)!
The event will be online streamed.
Please register https://forms.gle/fPMzuZvvz8LGkDoC7 and closer to the virtual event we will share the link where to watch the stream.
We will discuss:
1. What is the current situation and how you managed it?
2. How do you keep your productivity high? What are your tips, tricks, and hacks to stay focus when the world is in chaos?
3. What is your strategy for the upcoming months?
4. Is there a new opportunity that arises from the crisis?
5. Which tools do you use every day to help you continue delivery?
We'll have time for some Q&A too!
You can ask questions on slido - sli.do/SDP
The interviews will be conducted by Jakub Nesetril who runs Cesko.Digital, giving him a strong background and a lot of experience in this field.
Exclusive application for 1:1 Mentorship with an AWS expert
As a Startup Grind community member, you are invited to apply for our exclusive AWS + Startup Grind Mentorship Program as part of Mentorship Month.
Selected applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one mentor session to get guidance on how to grow and develop your business and allow you to get first-hand advice from experts in your field. We offer 5 distinct mentoring tracks that you can choose from, including Fundraising, Product, Marketing, Sales, or Strategy & Ops, and you will get paired with an AWS expert in the field of your choice. All sessions are held remotely, and the program is completely free for all participants.
Engineering Manager & Site Lead
CTO & Co-Founder
Director of Engineering
Tomas, Engineering Manager and Site Lead, is responsible for setting up Pipedrive’s development centre in Prague, Czech Republic. Tomas has a wide range of experience from different kinds of environments in Software Engineering, including 10 years at Skype both in Prague and Palo Alto, CA, and working as a Digital Nomad at Toptal, where he managed to work from 14 different countries in just 9 months - his favourite experience so far. His most recent experience was as CTO in groceries delivery startup Košík.cz, which was the most intense yet the most valuable training for what’s coming at Pipedrive.
As an Engineering Manager and a Site Lead, Tomáš is responsible for hiring strong Developers who will fit into Pipedrive’s unique culture, as well as improve existing, and deliver new, Pipedrive features. He will work closely with a whole range of internal teams to set up Pipedrive Prague’s identity and theme, ensuring Prague will become a valuable contributor to Pipedrive’s success. As Site Lead, Tomáš is determined to root the Czech branch into the local startup and sales communities and give back insights and experience both him and Pipedrive have learnt over time.
Daniel is the co-founder and CTO of productboard, Inc., the leading product management system that enables product teams to get the right products to market faster. Over 2000 modern, customer-driven companies – like Zendesk, Twilio, and Envoy – use productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around an objective-driven roadmap. With offices in San Francisco and Prague, productboard is backed by leading venture capitalists including Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, and Credo Ventures. Prior to productboard, Daniel was the Senior Software Developer at Trumaker. He lives in Prague, Czech Republic.
Martin is a seasoned tech leader who decided to leave corporate waters and go help build Omio, a startup that aims to disrupt the way people travel. At Omio, Martin works as a Director of Engineering. He is a strong believer in people’s creative powers and their ability to achieve the unthinkable if they direct their energy to things that matter. Before joining Omio, Martin led the engineering team behind Skype, the iconic communications app. Alongside his role in engineering, he was the site lead of Microsoft Development Center in Prague where he focused on scaling Prague to become one of the largest investment destinations for Microsoft engineering in Europe.
Jakub started his programming career at GoodData, where he built a Prague development team and imprinted the form to GoodData product. In 2011, he founded Apiary, a startup that supplied customers worldwide with solutions to design programming APIs. In 2017 he sold his startup to the American giant Oracle, and in 2019 he founded Česko.Digital, an organization that brings together IT volunteers (programmers, designers, productors and other professions) in an effort to improve the environment around us using technology.