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How is Airbnb beating bureaucracy in their engineering organization.

over 2 years ago | From firstround.com

Mike Curtis may not have the typical background of someone dedicated to vanquishing bureaucracy. AltaVista, AOL, Yahoo, Facebook — he's a veteran of some legendary Silicon Valley behemoths. Now VP of Engineering for Airbnb, he's at the helm of a small but rapidly growing team. With nearly two decades of innovation at tech giants under his belt, he's become an expert at chopping through red tape.
As it turns out, one simple lesson guides Curtis' approach to building effective teams: the antido...

       

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