Slack AMA: Allan Leinwand, SVP Engineering

Slack Community HQ
Thu, Jan 14, 2021, 10:00 AM (PST)

About this event

Allan Leinwand is responsible for engineering and operations at Slack.

Before joining Slack, Allan was Chief Technology Officer at ServiceNow, where he was responsible for overseeing all technical aspects and strategy. He has co-founded and held senior leadership positions at multiple companies and was a venture capital investor for seven years. He founded Vyatta (acquired by Brocade), the open-source networking company, and co-authored “Cisco Router Configuration” and “Network Management: A Practical Perspective” and has been granted a patent in the field of data routing.

Have you a question for Allan about engineering in Slack? Was there a development at Frontiers you'd like to learn more about? Ask Allan!

Join us in the Slack workspace for an ask-me-anything 

How it will work

  1. If you aren't already in the community workspace, you'll need to join us in Slack (check your RSVP confirmation email for the link!).
  2. Once you're in the workspace, join #slack-ama.
  3. Click on the blue lightning bolt in the message composer. It's on the left of the input box.
  4. Select the "Ask AMA question" workflow. This will open a dialog box where you can add your question.
  5. Your question will post into the AMA channel.
  6. The team will answer the question in the thread.

About the Slack Platform Community Global Chapter

This community is open to people from any industry and background who have an interest in the Slack platform. We can't wait to meet you!

A Gentle Reminder

All attendees are expected to behave respectfully and appropriately, including during casual conversations. By attending or joining the workspace, you agree to follow these expectations. If you or anyone you notice feel uncomfortable, please reach out to the organizers. Please review the Code of Conduct before the event.

When

Thursday, Jan 14
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PST)

Organizers

  • Elizabeth Kinsey

    Elizabeth Kinsey

    Slack

    Director, Community

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  • Jacob Gross

    Jacob Gross

    Slack

    Community Manager, Community Forums

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