Speaker: Rishi Markenday
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Engineering leader @McKinsey & Company
With nearly two decades in software engineering and management, Rishi is an engineering leader at McKinsey & Company, responsible for insights into developer experience and software delivery performance. He is a software engineer by training and craft. He is passionate about bringing well-constructed, valuable products to consumers and empowering and inspiring his teams to achieve excellence and innovation. He believes leadership is about recognizing and fostering greatness in everyone and creating an environment where that greatness can emerge. As Bill Campbell, the legendary coach, said, "Your title makes you a manager; your people make you a leader.” He strives to bring out the best in his people every day and to help them grow and learn.
2004, Professor Ron Westrum published his influential paper on how organizations process information. In that paper, Prof. Westrum described three archetypes of organizations, along with characteristics of how they process information. They are pathological, bureaucratic, and generative.