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Tuesday Topics with Alum - Alexander Konstantinou - Shared screen with speaker view
Siddhant Somani
28:06
What are your ideas about mentorship in general? How do you go about it in a large organization at Google?
zz
42:25
How should I grow in my career path and increase my value if I do not have any domain knowledge for my upcoming SDE job, like only a general SDE working on backend projects without specialization in any field?
Thomas Mbise
54:13
What do you do when you feel that what you are doing is very new to you and overwhelming?
Siddhant Somani
54:44
What were your career goals when you started at Google? What are they now?
Jacky Wong
55:05
How should one plan his or her software engineer career knowing that the end goal is to become an entrepreneur and form a startup? What is a good duration to stay in the software engineering industry in order to get full exposure of the product development cycle?
Siddhant Somani
55:29
How do you make sure you are growing technically and learning something new? What are you in the process of learning right now?
Bo Xu
59:14
Why did you decide to stay on the technical track vs go into the management track?
tlg2132
01:05:02
These slides are really great — any chance we could receive a copy of them after the talk?
Ivy Elkins
01:06:59
Recording of the session are always uploaded at https://www.cs.columbia.edu/alumni-talks/
Chris
01:10:00
To work for Google Brain, do people apply directly or people work up as SE? Is CS PhD required or publication in the relevant area enough?
Samuel Raab
01:13:49
How do you feel that attaining a PhD has helped you in industry? Do you feel that it is necessary for some more advanced career paths?
Chris
01:15:58
Thank you so much!
tlg2132
01:16:04
do you feel like you could have gotten to where you are now without a PhD?
Sitong Feng
01:16:59
Do you work with Product Manager or TPM in your daily work?
David Xu
01:17:13
Thank you!
Bo Xu
01:17:22
Thanks!
Jenny Cha
01:17:24
Thank you!
Sitong Feng
01:18:07
Thank you!
tlg2132
01:18:12
Thank you!
Samuel Raab
01:18:55
Thank you!