Christian McCarrick is currently an Engineering Leader at Facebook supporting Facebook Messenger. He has previously been the VP of engineering at many startups including most recently at Auth0. He is dedicated to improving the craft of software engineering leadership. He volunteers his time to mentor through the Everwise and Plato networks and teaches engineering workshops for new engineering managers. He also hosts a popular podcast called SimpleLeadership where he interviews top technology leaders in order to help other managers grow and be successful.