”Cybersecurity threats are evolving as I speak. So whether you’re a startup, SME, or a corporation, security has to be an ongoing concern that helps business stay a step ahead of threat actors. How well you do it depends on available skills, resources, and planning” Philippe Peron – CDO at Evolve
Philippe Peron is Chief Delivery Officer. He has almost a decade’s experience with building and managing Agile development teams from both the customer and service provider perspectives.
In his tech leadership roles at ricardo.ch, the Number One marketplace in Switzerland, and Just Eat, a leading British food tech company, Philippe has learned many invaluable lessons from managing and scaling extended software engineering teams and dealing with issues like resistance to change, cultural gaps, etc.
In the interview below, we’ve asked him questions about his tech career journey and people management experience, how to build and manage highly productive extended and distributed Agile teams, why you need to consider your dispersed IT team as a product to succeed, and what sets a software team distribution model apart from other outsourcing engagements.