Two conference days, excellent speakers and a round table discussion.
December 6-7, 2016
Great Talks from Experienced Remote Workers
Jeff is one of the world's first web developers. He spent the 1990s running his web development company Liquid Media and in a van touring with his band Orbit. In 2006, he co-founded Lullabot a fully distributed web software development company that now boasts over 50 remote workers across 6 countries and 48 cities. He's the organiser of the conference "Yonder" - for leaders of distributed companies and teams as well as the host of the Yonder Podcast.
He's passionate about distributed companies and remote work and has a lot to share with us.
As Director of Operations at Buffer, Rodolphe has extensive experience with remote work. He's used that experience to found remotive.io, a remote work newsletter with around 20,000 subscribers.
Rodolphe will be talking about the challenge of productivity in remote work.
Claire Lew is the CEO of Know Your Company, a software tool that helps business owners with 25 to 75 employees overcome company growing pains.
The software was originally built by Basecamp. Since then, Know Your Company has helped over 12,000 people at companies like Airbnb and Kickstarter. Claire's mission in life is to help people become happier at work. Previously, she helped co-found The Starter League a beginner-focused software school in Chicago, and founded ClarityBox, a consulting practice for CEOs. Claire is also a proud Northwestern University alum. You can say hi to Claire on Twitter at @cjlew23.
Doug spends his days as CEO of EarthClassMail.com. EarthClassMail helps remote companies manage their physical things (postal mail, a business address, depositing checks, important docs, etc.) in the cloud. Doug also owns his own small remote company, MovingCompanyReviews.com. Prior to taking over at EarthClassMail.com, Doug served as CEO of HomeFinder.com, and held various product roles at Orbitz.com. When he's not working, he spends his time hanging out with his 4 crazy kids and lovely wife. You can say hi to Doug on twitter at @dbreaker.
She held the position of Director of Content at FlexJobs for the last 5 years until pivoting to focus her career on helping job seekers succeed in the flexible job market.
Brie has been featured on the Yonder podcast. She is a professional trainer at Lynda.com. Her work has been quoted in USNews, Business Insider, NBCNews, Forbes and more. She will be sharing strategies on how people can find a remote job, leveraging both the job seeker and hiring manager's perspective.
Tomislav is a seasoned professional in the world of software development. He started building websites back in 1998, in the age of Netscape Composer, and evolved since to become an independent remote freelance professional, mostly providing technical leadership in software development to his clients. Remote since 2011, he's a strong believer in the remote working culture, and he's also a member of the highly appreciated Toptal network.
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Intuition Factors of the User Experience Design Process
A practical guide to leaving the office
No Man Is an Island, or Being the Only Remote Member of a Co-Located Software Engineering Team
Raising Teens & Pacifying Clients; a Fascinating Analogy by a Real Life Mompreneur.
Myth busting remote working
Remote is Where the Heart is