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Tech Leadership: The Blueprint for Evolving from Individual Contributor to Tech Leader

Andrew Swerdlow

Want to develop your career in tech? Discover how to thrive as a leader and mentor.

Are you a high performer looking for new challenges? Do you have an insatiable desire to continue learning? Wish you could magnify your team's performance? Pioneer in technology development Andrew Swerdlow, MSc, has been leading global teams at Instagram, Google, and YouTube for decades. And now he's here to help the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators move from individual contributors to knowledgeable, effective managers and team leads.

Tech Leadership is an accessible guide to growing into a larger role no matter your education or background. Packed with real-life stories from years in the field, practical frameworks and tools, and anecdotes from seasoned experts, Swerdlow neatly translates collective wisdom into a straightforward handbook. By diving into his multifaceted examination of organizational and self-development, you'll soon transform your career and become an influential, supportive coach.

In Tech Leadership, you'll discover:

- Insider secrets from some of the top tech companies, so you can become a world-class leader

- The five most critical elements you need to embrace to create products that truly matter

- Ways to build your mentorship capacity to enhance your team's performance

- That supporting your colleagues' success is the foundation of an effective management approach

- Guidance on collaboration, building strategy, efficient execution, and much, much more!

Tech Leadership is a detailed blueprint for career development in a dynamic industry. If you like empowering others, accomplishing big things, and gaining insights from today's visionaries, then you'll love Andrew Swerdlow's seasoned wisdom and mentorship.

Buy Tech Leadership to amplify your impact today!

Book Details

  • Publisher: Base Two Publishing
  • Publish Date: Sep 29th, 2023
  • Pages: 354
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.94in - 1.31lb
  • EAN: 9798988984900
  • Categories: LeadershipMentoring & CoachingSoftware Development & Engineering - General
Praise for this book

"In Tech Leadership, Andrew Swerdlow lays out a pragmatic set of principles for leading teams to achieve outstanding results while nurturing a positive team culture and ethical values."

-Matthew Stepka, venture investor and former vice president of business operations and strategy, Google

"This book both challenges tech leaders to ask hard questions, and equips them with the knowledge and emotional framework to make lasting change."

-Georgeta Dragoiu, former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

"Anyone working within the technology space will benefit from the mentorship and guidance this book offers."

-Thomas Knych, senior technical director, Roblox, and former principal engineer, Google and Coinbase

"If you're looking for a secret weapon on your journey in the tech industry, this book is it."

-Yan Budman, chief strategy officer and partner, Meaningful Works

"Andrew Swerdlow draws on his own wide-ranging experiences to distill career growth and team management principles into clear, practical advice and lessons that anyone can use."

-Caitlin Pantos, director of program management, privacy, security and safety, Google

"This book will help you think critically about your leadership style and push your organizational thinking to the next level."

-Cy Khormaee, director of product management, Google

"Swerdlow's insights are grounded in real-world examples and well-researched background information, making his work highly relevant for the post-pandemic era."

-Emmanuel Saint-Loubert-Bié, senior engineering director, YouTube

"I strongly recommend this book to anyone looking to transition into a leadership role or grow their craft as a tech leader."

-Francis Ma, senior director of product and engineering, Google

"For those looking to transition from individual contributor to tech leader, Tech Leadership will give you a practical framework to unlock your full potential."

-Lee Maliniak, head of product management, Matic

"Tech Leadership is an indispensable guide for anyone eager to scale the ladder of success in the tech industry."

-Ed Roman, managing director, Hack VC, and former CEO, Ghostfire Games

"The cohesiveness of Andrew's teams is a testament to his leadership talents."

-Jessica Staddon, managing director, JPMorgan Chase, and former research scientist, Google

"Tech Leadership offers a rare peek into the mind of a one-of-a-kind tech leader. This book should be required reading for emerging leaders in Big Tech and beyond."

-Laura Klelnman Malhotra, associate general counsel, Instagram, former Amazon, former big law

"I know Tech Leadership will help people uplevel their careers-and raise the leadership bar for the entire industry."

-Brian Kemler, senior product manager, Meta, and former Google employee

"Andrew Swerdlow helps the reader learn the mindset and interpersonal skills that are critical to solving technology's most challenging problems."

-Kathryn Campbell, research and insights leader, Meta, Live Nation/Ticketmaster, and Razorfish