alphalist.CTO Podcast

#21 - Jason Warner // CTO GitHub

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In this episode I talk to Jason Warner, Github CTO aka "the PaaS Guru". He used to work for Heroku before and explained what he's planning and executing at Github and how Github uses it's massive amount of data to go away from pure repo-hosting.

Topics that stand out:

  • How microsoft is working out quite well for them (Careful: contains Steve Balmer rants)
  • How Github will revolutionize the Platform as a Service world (PaaS)
  • His thoughts about developer productivity and the broken idea of measuring an individual engineers performance 📈📈📈
  • How he breaks down the organization strategy from into mission, vision, priorities, goals, and tasks to get everyone aligned

He also reveals his past as 🏋️ Fitness Guru, having written multiple fitness books and what happened when a colleague found that out…


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