May 22nd, NYC Tech Debates Presents:
Going From Code To Management
A MONTHLY DEBATE SERIES FOR
NYC’S TECH COMMUNITY,
A STRIDE CONSULTING PRODUCTION
May Featured Debaters
VP of Engineering at Casper
VP of Engineering at Elysium Health
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110 5th Ave | FLOOR 5
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Kyle Rush is the VP of Engineering at Casper where he leads a software engineering team that delivers better sleep products to consumers. Prior to joining Casper he was the Deputy CTO at Hillary for America building digital products that engaged over 1 million grassroots volunteers across the country and raised over $330 million in online donations. He frequently speaks on topics related to web technology and conversion rate optimization. His work has been showcased at Velocity Conference, MozCon, and in A/B Testing: The Most Powerful Way to Turn Clicks Into Customers. Prior to joining Hillary for America, Rush was the Head of Optimization at Optimizely and Director of Technology at the New Yorker. At the New Yorker he worked with a small team on the introduction of a site redesign and incorporation of a metered paywall. Previously, he served as the Deputy Director of Frontend Web Development at Obama for America 2012, where he managed the technical and product aspects of online fundraising totaling $690 million in 20 months.
Rick is the VP of Engineering at Elysium Health and has over a decade of professional experience working on mobile and desktop web applications. He also has 7 years of experience establishing and leading high-throughout agile teams using XP techniques. Prior to Elysium Health, Rick was the Director of Engineering at Plated.