Founder, Gilt Groupe
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Co-Founder and CEO, DNAnexus
Managing Director, D.E. Shaw and Co., L.P.
Office Optional is a new conference exploring tools and techniques for successful distributed teams. Talk themes include: collaborating with remote team members; building trust at a distance; hiring, onboarding and training remote employees; managing across time zones, lots of time zones; systems for communicating more and emailing less; convincing colleagues to experiment with new tools; tips and tricks for video calls, group chat, brainstorming software and more; making in-person meetings very useful; setting up satellite offices; the mechanics of successfully working from home.
Information and registration here.