Mallika Rao loves solving difficult problems in tech. At Twitter, as an engineering leader, she takes both the Engineering and Product aspects very seriously. Working for big companies and startups, she discovered she is someone who is deeply curious and will put in whatever work it takes to satiate that curiosity. She applies the first principles and life theories she loves formulating to her leadership. When she’s not working, she’s still working—on herself, in her backyard, or climbing a mountain.
With a relentless pursuit of growth, she approaches every job like the first job. She believes that her team and people are the company’s first customers and walks this talk every day. Her mantra, inspired by stoicism, is that happiness is in usefulness.stoicism, is that 'happiness is in usefulness'.
Career Conversations with Coding Leaders
In our monthly event series with career development org, thelighthouse.us, we're excited to bring you a panel of coding leaders to get insights on how they got to where they are!