top of page

34. The Ins and Outs of becoming an Engineering Manager

Going from being an engineer to a manager can be a big change in your career journey. How do you know you’re up for the challenge? How can you best prepare for the transition to management? Deepthi Kulkarni gives her candid take on these topics and more.

Deepthi is a Director of Technology at Afterpay, a payments platform that enables financial wellness for Gen Z and millennial shoppers. Before that she spent five years leading various teams at Redbubble, an online marketplace. She worked as an engineer at Flipkart during the company's high growth phase.

Deepthi's LinkedIn profile:

Episode length: 37 min | Listen on: Spotify | Google | Apple | More options

Mentioned in this episode

1. Afterpay -

2. Redbubble -

3. The First 90 Days, a book by Michael Watkins -

4. Manager README -

5. SBI (Situation, Behaviour, Impact) -

6. RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed) -

132 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Taking a break in your career can help you find balance and motivation. It can help build fresh perspectives and set you on a new path. What can help you make these decisions? How do you stay focussed

bottom of page