Piotr Majkowski

Piotr Majkowski is currently working as a Senior Engineering Manager in Spotify leading the org working with cars and wearables integrations. Before moving to Sweden in 2016 for more than 10 years Piotr was working in Warsaw’s FinTech sector having different roles: from an individual contributor to a CTO and board member.

Piotr is often described as a passionate and empathetic leader focused on empowering teams and people to be the best version of themselves possible.

Privately – constantly aspiring to become the best husband and father!

Piotr will give his talk with Johan Wallin.

Balancing autonomy and alignment in the environment of loosely controlled chaos—a fireside chat between two grumpy engineering leads from Spotify

This is a conversation between two senior leaders from Spotify. Johan (Staff Engineer) and Piotr (Senior Engineer Manager) talk about things like:
— How does Spotify balance autonomy and alignment in the context of delivery and software architecture.
— Challenges they face on daily basis working with autonomous teams.
— Tools Spotify is using and experimenting with to build alignment.

Additionally, they will talk about a useful context of Spotify’s managerial and engineering framework as well as the way the delivery goals are set will be provided.