Elevate Summit Winter 2021


Elevate Summit Winter 2021 is a half-day virtual event hosted by Plato. Whether you’re a front-line engineering manager, an engineer looking to become a people manager, or a senior engineering leader, Elevate Summit Winter 2021 will inspire you and offer lots of useful advice.

Get battle-tested tactics from some of today’s best engineering leaders that you can implement right away. The event will feature a discussion lounge where you can participate in small group conversations with other engineering managers.

Presenters include engineering leaders from DoorDash, Auth0, Shogun, Salesforce, Sage, Facebook, and other leading companies.

Panel Discussion

The event featured a panel discussion titled “Successfully Scaling and Structuring Engineering Teams.”


  • Wade Choules, VP Engineering, DigiCert
  • Sudhir Tonse, Director of Engineering, DoorDash
  • Steve Hoeg, VP of Engineering, Maxon (moderator)

Discussion Topics

The panelists discussed:

  • How to structure teams for scaling
  • What parameters to organize teams around
  • How to determine the right size for a team
  • When is the right time to split up a team

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