Chris Vander Mey

Chris Vander Mey

chris@scaledrecognition.com

Seattle, Washington

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Biography

Chris Vander Mey is a former Senior Product Manager at Google and Engineering Manager (a.k.a. "Two Pizza Team Lead") at Amazon. He has shipped software that hundreds of millions of people use. At Google he shipped Google Apps Marketplace, Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook, Google+ Hangouts. At Amazon he shipped multiple versions of customer reputation systems and the Real Names product. He has led teams to develop software in many consumer and enterprise areas, including Google Maps, iOS & Android, and highly scalable data storage systems. He holds numerous system patents and a Master of Engineering Management degree from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. He is currently the CEO of Scaled Recognition, Inc.

Areas of Expertise:

  • marketing
  • product development
  • software management
  • engineering management
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training

Books

Webcasts

Webcast: Secrets of Product Management January 24, 2013 Join us for a live webcast presented by Chris Vander Mey, author of Shipping Greatness as he provides key insights as an engineering and product manager at Google and Amazon.
Webcast: How to Launch Better Software Faster November 13, 2012 In this webcast presented by Chris Vander Mey, author of Shipping Greatness, he provides key insights from his book and tenure as an engineering and product manager at Google and Amazon. Chris will focus on the simple things you can do to plan, execute...

Praise

Shipping Greatness should be on your team’s reading list.”
— Alan Weinkrantz, www.alanweinkrantz.com