Crafting High-Performing Teams in the Digital Age

Simone Gray

On this episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by Simon Gray, Senior Manager at ESW. 

In this episode, Simon takes us through his trajectory from ICT student to Senior Engineering Manager at ESW, focusing on the pivotal moments and decisions that sculpted his path. 

Simon shares insights from his time at Liberty, PwC, and eventually ESW, discussing the transition from technical roles to management, the importance of mentorship, and the impact of a sideways career move for personal and professional growth. 

The pair touch on the evolving landscape of the tech industry, and the breadth of opportunities it presents, and offer advice to aspiring technologists on finding their niche and passion within this dynamic field.


About Code Bytes

Code Bytes, hosted by Stephen Turkington, Co-Founder of Search 5.0, is your go-to source for exclusive insights into excelling in the software engineering space.

Embark on a journey with us as we interview industry thought leaders, tracing their exceptional careers and marketplace impact. 

Guests are typically leaders within the software engineering domain, offering invaluable wisdom and perspective to our listeners. Join us as we delve deep into what it takes to thrive in this dynamic field and stay ahead of the curve.

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