Eishay Smith, CEO and Board Member, Versatile - How to build a globally distributed tech team? | Breakfast Bar Podcast Series
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How to build a globally distributed tech team?


Eishay Smith

Eishay Smith

CEO and Board Member

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In this episode of Breakfast Bar Podcast Series, Oleg Sadikov, the co-founder and CEO at Devico & DeviQA, as he sits down with Eishay Smith, CEO and Board Member of Versatile to explore the importance of balancing technical expertise with strategic decision-making and share insights on managing technical debt for long-term sustainability. Throughout the episode, he offers valuable advice for navigating the complexities of IT outsourcing, highlighting the importance of communication, collaboration, and aligning organizational goals with vendor capabilities. Whether you're an entrepreneur or tech enthusiast this episode offers valuable lessons and strategies.

Join us as we discuss:

  • Eishay's diverse background, from technical roles to CEO positions, and how his journey led him to the world of startups and leadership.

  • The evolving landscape of Silicon Valley, discussing changes in culture, risk-taking, and innovation.

  • Navigating challenges in Eishay's role, including decision-making, team management, and addressing technical debt.

  • Insights into Versatile's current projects, focusing on leveraging data analytics to optimize efficiency in construction.

  • Future trends in construction technology and the importance of visibility and decision-making in complex projects.

  • Eishay's passion for efficiency and insights into attracting and retaining top talent in a competitive market.

  • Challenges and opportunities of operating globally.

  • Managing global teams, outsourcing strategies, and aligning organizational goals with vendor capabilities.

Join the Breakfast Bar to listen to engaging discussions guided by a prominent industry expert who willingly imparts a treasure trove of knowledge and experience.

Oleg Sadikov


Oleg Sadikov

Co-founder and CEO at Devico & DeviQA

As a tech entrepreneur and founder of Devico and DeviQA, Oleg excels in shaping business strategy, forging partnerships, and driving innovative transformation.

Eishay Smith


Eishay Smith

CEO and Board Member

Eishay is a former technical expert at Google and startup founder who transitioned into the role of CEO at Versatile, driven by a passion for leadership and innovation.

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