In this talk, Gurpreet Luthra welcomes the freshers at tavisca with some career advice from his own experiences. Then he introduces them to tavisca's Tribe & Squad structure. And the importance of creating a 10x environment
Tavisca SolutionsA travel technology products and solutions provider that works with (B2B, B2C and B2B2C) travel companies.
My Journey Since Last 18 Years
Companies Roles Years
Persistent Engineer / Developer 2
IBM Labs Engineer / Tech Lead 3
Performix (startup) Senior Engineer / Director 4
ThoughtWorks Senior Engineer / Community Manager /
Product Owner / Technical Principal /
Open Source Evangelist
Tavisca Head of Product Practice Going
10. Creating a multi-dimensional career
1. A Learning Mindset.
2. Focus on fundamentals.
3. All roles – design, development, testing, support, doc, etc..
4. No work is out-of-bounds.
5. Experiment / Learn / Fail / Learn / Experiment.
14. A place where we do
our life’s work
• Mastery – Continuously grow our craft.
• Autonomy – Feel in control.
• Purpose – Have clarity on our purpose,
and feel worthwhile.
• Connectedness – Feel like we belong in
15. An Amplifying Environment
“This industry often speaks of the 10x developer, and not a lot about the
10x environment. I think the latter is much more reproducible. And in fact,
most people who appear to be 10x developers were simply lucky enough
to be working in a 10x environment.”
(5 – July – 2019)
David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH)
Founder: Ruby On Rails (RoR)
16. Spotify – Tribe/Squad/Guild model
Our mission is to unlock the potential of human
creativity—by giving a million creative artists
the opportunity to live off their art and billions of
fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by
Today, Spotify is the most popular global audio
streaming subscription service with 217m users,
including 100m subscribers, across 79 markets.
Spotify is the largest driver of revenue to the music
20. What do we expect from you?
1.Collaboration: Focus on being part of a
team. Work collaboratively. Learn. Teach.
2.Fail Fast: Experiment. Don't be worried of
tripping / failing.
3.Excellence: Strive for excellence. And
continuous improvement. Provide
4.Technology: Master Technology.
Fundamentals, Language, Storage,
Practices, Cloud, Domain.
5.Ask questions. Understand the WHY.