Panel Discussion

Slack is Hiring: Meet Their Engineering Leaders

April 28, 2021 03:00 PM EDT
April 28, 2021 03:00 PM EDT
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You’re invited to meet a few of Slack’s engineering leaders, get the inside scoop on their culture, and find your place within the leading channel-based messaging platform.

We're bringing you an exclusive peek into Slack’s engineering organization—a well-oiled machine that supports 8 million simultaneously connected users per day, 650k+ custom apps and integrations actively used weekly, and 1.5 billion messages sent per month.

This event is a fit for Software Engineering Managers. While you don’t have to be job searching to attend, registrants will get their foot in the door with Slack’s talent acquisition team.

Join us online Wednesday, April 28th from 3 PM - 4:30 PM ET (12 PM - 1:30 PM PT).

Agenda (Subject to Change):

  • 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 3:05 PM ET / 12:05 PM PT - Welcome & Keynote Address from Holly Allen, Director of Engineering, Platform
  • 3:15 PM ET / 12:15 PM PT - Tech Talk from Karen Nguyen, Senior Engineering Manager
  • 3:25 PM ET / 12:25 PM PT - Panel Discussion Featuring:
    • Karen Nguyen, Senior Engineering Manager
    • Holly Allen, Director of Engineering, Platform
    • Aanchal Jain, Senior Engineering Manager
  • 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT - Breakout Sessions
  • 4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT - Event Concludes

About Slack Technologies, Inc.: Slack is the leading channel-based messaging platform that brings the right people, information, and tools together to get work done. From Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, millions of people around the world use Slack to connect their teams, unify their systems, and drive their business forward.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run startup that works with companies to identify skilled professionals they’d like to network with. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 1,000+ events across the world with brands like Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, and Deloitte, which have resulted in countless hires.

About PowerToFly’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Slack cannot admit outside recruiters to this event. Please email if you have any questions about this policy.

Meet The Speakers

Karen Nguyen
Karen Nguyen

Karen Nguyen is a Senior Engineering Manager at Slack. She's been with the company for over two years, where she strives to build resilient teams, coach and mentor, and guide the company's technical vision. She's committed to building an inclusive culture that embraces different perspectives, experiences & backgrounds. Prior to Slack, Karen was the Senior Manager of Software Engineering at OpenTable.

Holly Allen
Holly Allen

Holly Allen is the Director of Engineering for Platform at Slack. Her expertise lies in software development, infrastructure, team building, and people management. She first joined the company in February of 2018 as the Director of Engineering for Reliability and moved to the Platform team three months ago. Prior, Holly was the Director of Engineering at GSA.

Aanchal Jain
Aanchal Jain

Aanchal Jain is a Senior Engineering Manager at Slack. Her expertise lies in building highly scalable and available systems from scratch. Aanchal joined Slack 10 months ago after working as a Senior Engineering Manager at Quantcast.