May 9, 2024
Past Events
Product Management

Fostering Psychological Safety in Engineering Teams as a Product Manager

Join us on Thursday, May 9 at 12:00 PM EST to explore strategies and insights on how Product Managers can play a vital role in fostering the growth of psychologically safe engineering teams. The session will feature specific examples from a high-performing team within Spotify's platform organization. Here's a glimpse of the topics we'll be focusing on in the session.

  • Tried and tested strategies for establishing happy and psychologically safe teams
  • Ways to sustain connections with engineering teams
  • The power of involving developers early in product development

 and more!

Sri Chandrasekaran is a Senior Product Manager at Spotify, specializing in developing outstanding platform products to elevate Developer Satisfaction. Her expertise lies in proactive engagement with engineers to comprehend their needs, and championing the creation of top-notch products. Sri's journey as a Senior Product Manager in Spotify's Platform Developer Experience (PDX) R&D Studio has been marked by a relentless commitment to driving innovation and enhancing the platform engineering landscape.

Currently, leading Soundcheck, an innovative Backstage commercial plugin, Sri focuses on empowering engineers and teams to effectively monitor development and operational standards. Soundcheck plays a crucial role in assessing the tech health of software components, providing invaluable insights to shape behavior and elevate an organization's DevOps practices.

She has a background in Computer science Engineering, topped with an Executive MBA in Business Administration and Management, and is armed with consulting experience collaborating with prominent clients such as Apple, Best Buy, Target, and Alcatel. Sri spent nearly a decade writing automated tests in Java and Python before transitioning to product management six years ago. Leveraging her technical prowess and customer service skills, Sri adeptly navigates the product landscape, discovering the right direction and fostering a shared understanding across teams.