The Reconfigured Podcast

Conversations with professionals in various fields and companies


#9 - Jackson Gabbard: CTO, Facebook, Refactorer, and Mentor

Today’s episode is with Jackson Gabbard, CTO at Cord and ex-Facebook employee who started the engineering team for Facebook in the UK. In this episode we have discussed the follow:

  • What Cord offers
  • Requirements for someone to be qualified as a CTO
  • Challenges coordinating a team of developers
  • Refactoring code and real life examples of refactoring in production
  • Hiring process of developers from high profile companies
  • Facebook’s timeline implementation
  • Facebook’s data capturing implementation + patent registry
  • Facebook UK engineering team story
  • Facebook’s Integrity and Safety measures
  • And much more

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