Morgan's blog

Director of Engineering at Nested. I like tech, gym and food.

I’m a technical people manager with experience of all of these tech things:

Front End Backend DevOps SWE Practices
ReactJS Ruby Linux Scrum & Kanban
Javascript Ruby on Rails Docker TDD
HTML Elixir Chef Pair programming
CSS Phoenix Ansible Pull request flow
Webpack Golang Kubernetes Git
Typescript & Flow Postgres AWS & GCP Continuous Integration

And experience with all of these people and product things while managing teams of 5 - 15 people:

People Product
Goals & Objectives Stakeholder management
Hiring User testing
Firing Product Metrics
Organisational Design & Culture building Product Roadmaps
Onboarding Technical Roadmaps
Individual coaching & mentoring Marketing
Group training workshops Hackathons
Lean organisational metrics Platform management

As well as blog posting, I like reading, here is a list of notable books I’ve read:

Title Author Link
Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps Nicole Forsgren Find it here
Never Split the Difference Chris Voss Find it here
The Startup Owners Manual Steve Blank Find it here
Infrastructure as Code Keif Morris Find it here
Site Reliability Engineering Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff, Niall Richard Murphy Find it here
Good to great Jim Collins Find it here
Reinventing Organisations Frederic Laloux Find it here
Winning Jack Welch Find it here

I graduated from the University of Sussex with a 2:1 in Computer Science and co-captained the basketball team there.

I enjoy health and fitness as well as sport and was a fitness instructor (REPS level 2) for a time.