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Wojtek Erbetowski

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I am a community activist. a father and husband. a coder. a speaker. an event organiser. a manager. a coffee lover.
I live in Warsaw - the capital of Poland.
My interests are tools and processes, but I am truly passionate about people.

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Mentoring

I am helping individuals to choose their career path and improve their skills. Both technical and soft.

Leading teams

I am helping teams in finding their own path to create amazing products.

Programming

I have a long record of projects (from ground up or legacy) in Java, Python, Groovy, Scala and NodeJS.

FUN FACT

49 EVENTS ORGANIZED

21 PROJECTS COMPLETED

28 PUBLIC TALKS GIVEN

30 GRAMS OF COFFEE BEANS DAILY

MY EVENTS

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Wojtek Erbetowski

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wojtek at erbetowski dot pl

Warsaw, Poland

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WORK HISTORY

2016

Software Engineer / Leader

GrowBots

Being a part of a sales-support-tool startup.

2014

Head of Engineering

Polidea

I was leading leading 30+ developers, working in small teams creating great products for our customers.

2012

Backend Team Lead

Polidea

Care after backend team self-development. Supporting company's key decisions. Consulting customers with architectural and development process decisions.

2011

Senior Software Developer

Polidea

Development of backend APIs written in Scala, Java, Python and Groovy.

2010

Consultant

Roche

Maintaining legacy (>10 years old) systems for supporting key product portfolio decisions by experts. Involved in introducing agile to the development teams.

2009

Software Developer

WKRA S.A.

Rewriting legacy systems, supporting storehouse, accounting and sales.

2009

Senior Software Developer

Sprawdź Się

Developing startup only product from ground up - quiz web app. Working as one-man army - gathering requirements, architecture, development, SysOp, testing.

2008

Senior Software Developer

UMAI Development

Leading micro-team developing mass advertising system

2007

Software Developer

Cadera

Developing B2B and CRM apps for advertising agencies in software house.

DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES

Kanban

Test Driven Development

Object-oriented architecture

Scrum

Pair programming

TECHNOLOGIES

Java

Python

Scala

Node.js

Groovy

FAVOURITE QUOTES

Shunryū SuzukiBuddist monk

If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few.

Tim PetersZen of Python

Special cases aren't special enough to break the rules.
Although practicality beats purity.

Agata Karpińska-Erbetowska My wife

Idealist. Smarty-pants.

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