How to Hire Top Talent in the Most Challenging Market in History

About the Presenters

Zach Lawryk

VP, Solutions Engineering Slack

Sara Newman

Solutions Engineer Slack

Sara Newman is an SE leader at Slack heading up the Mid-Market, Commercial Business Services East team. She is passionate about representation in tech and in Solutions Engineering, and she co-led the Women’s Employee Resource Group at Slack for the last two years. In Sara’s approach to leadership, she aims to create safe spaces and foster belonging, empower individual contributors to have ownership over their work, and to hire and develop relationship builders that value cross-functional partnerships.

Liz Anderson

Senior SE Manager, Mid-Market Slack

Hi, my name is Liz Anderson and I’m a Sr. Solutions Engineering Manager at Slack. With 9 years in the SE role, 2 of which in a leadership position, I’ve focused my career on the Mid-Market and SMB space, loving the fast pace and changing nature of the day-to-day. I’m passionate about evangelizing the SE role and helping those early in their SE journey to grow in their career. I currently live in the Bay Area, CA with my husband and 1 year old husky puppy.