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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Growth



Aaron Quint shares an honest story of a team's journey, taken from his experience as CTO of Paperless Post, an organization which went from 5 to over 100 people and from a dev team of 2 to 40. Aaron has seen first-hand the triumphs and tragedies of growth.


Aaron Quint was the founding CTO of Paperless Post and is now in residence as Chief Scientist. He spends his time doing consulting and training, and contributing to Open Source Ruby, JavaScript and Go.

About the conference

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Jul 29, 2015