Greg Benson is the Director of Engineering at Disney Streaming.
Previously, he was the Engineering manager at Google, where he worked from 2017 - 2021. Prior to that, he was a manager at Netflix.
In this Ask Me Anything (AMA), Greg will answer all your questions about growing in an Engineering management career! Some of the topics Greg can address are:
Why should or shouldn't I become an EM?
How did you grow from IC into EM?
What were the unexpected things after transitioning into EM?
Which qualities are the most important for EM?
How do I become a better manager?
Which managers are promoted?
What do engineering directors expect from their reports?
What to discuss during skip-level 1:1s with your director?
This AMA is part of the cohort-based course "How to Become a Great Manager" which starts Dec 5, but all Taro Premium members are invited to join this session.