Tony Bako

Technology Leader. CTO at @mosaic-2, formerly VP of Engineering at @Chegg, @Cramster.

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What I Do

Engineering executive with 15 years of experience building teams that deliver quality products that scale in high traffic environments. Experience managing small teams (<10) and large (>50). Relentless recruiter with proven ability to build A+ agile teams quickly in highly competitive environments.

Achievements

As VP of Engineering at Cramster.com, built disruptive educational content service by building a technology organization of 20 employees (from 0), implementing best practices including agile development, TDD, and continuous deployment. Scaled product to support millions of unique visitors as company grew revenues 800% in 2 years before acquisition by Chegg.

As VP of Engineering at Chegg, led platform re-architecture of Chegg.com as company pivoted from textbook rental service to a social learning platform. Led technical and team integration of five Chegg acquisitions. Grew engineering team by 25% in 6 months. Led organizational transition from waterfall to agile development methodology.

What I'm Looking For

Outstanding engineers who are interested in joining a fun culture and be a part of a world class technology operation.