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The Story of Mentorship, and Why It Matters



John Contad teaches three approaches to mentorship he found working in DevOps, and how to use stories to improve mentorship.


John Contad is an avid teacher, nerdy musician, and motorcycle dork by night. Mornings, he leads teams that support MYOB in moving towards bleeding-edge cloud infrastructure. Prior to this, he toured Australia by bike, spent time in startups in the Sunshine Coast, and worked at companies in Singapore, Malaysia, and Japan. Melbourne is his hometown.

About the conference

Agile Australia was founded in 2009 as an annual Conference. Since then, not only has the Conference grown to welcome over 1,200 delegates each year as well as high-profile speakers from around the country and the world, but Agile Australia has also become much more than a Conference. AgileAus is a hub for the Australian agilist community and those interested in better ways of working.

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Oct 27, 2017