Job van der Voort

Country: Netherlands

Position: CEO

Organization: Remote

Building products asynchronously with a remote team

Job is the CEO and co-founder of Remote. Job previously worked as a neuroscientist before leaving academia to become the VP of Product at GitLab, the world’s largest all-remote company, where he hired talent in 67 different countries. Job is a sought-after presenter, speaking on topics related to scaling a remote-first startup, remote culture, and the future of work. Job has two kids and five hundred hobbies.

Speech Overview:

Building products for a global market requires a global team — but where do you start? Job van der Voort, CEO of Remote and former VP of Product at GitLab, understands better than anyone the challenges of building products with a fully distributed team. In this session, Job will share how to scale a distributed team while retaining your culture and what principles and practices enable product teams to move quickly in a remote environment.