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Growing Up Spotify



Every successful startup has to grow up sooner or later. Spotify is trying to grow up… differently, scaling quickly enough to compete against the biggest, most successful companies in tech without losing their founding spirit, while maintaining a culture where people say what they think and crucial innovations emerge from every corner of the organization.


Simon Marcus is Tribe Lead for Social at Spotify. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of The Library Corporation.

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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Mar 12, 2015

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  • Just need to interact with their customers a bit more !

    by Ben Ritchie,

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    .. based on the last release!

    Get out the building squads/tribes!

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