Short answer: yes.

Google is undeniably one of the most successful tech companies in the world. Twenty years ago, numerous startups were wiped out in the dot-com crash, which concluded in 2002. As a result, Silicon Valley lost 200,000 jobs (1), and yet, Google was able to survive and flourish. In early 2000, the company was highly profitable. According to Garvin, Wagonfield, and Liz (2013), the company was driven by ever-expanding teams of engineers due to the nature of its products. However, Google struggled to define the role of engineering managers, and executives at Google even questioned whether the managers…

Mia Peroff

VP, Product at Sezzle | Financially empowering the next generation

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