Peter is an experienced operator in scaling teams, building products, and growth strategy-from early-stage, growth-stage to corporate environments, across financial services, ad tech, media, commerce, and health. Peter is an engineer by training, an artist at heart, and a father by choice.
Like cultural differences, generational differences also exist. And it is not just about the level of seniority - each generation has a distinctive set of values that sets them apart. In this session, Peter will discuss how he has adapted his approach to leadership for product teams ranging across boomers, gen X, millennials and gen Z.
Enabling cross-functional product teams can be a daunting task because its not just about the work but also the politics involved. And as CTO of Buzzfeed, is what Peter Wang faces.
In this session, Peter Wang will reflect on his first six months as BuzzFeed CTO of a cross-functional team, and the 4 challenges he faced: health, economic, social, and attrition.
He hopes to turn his renewed perspectives such as building trust as a new leader, finding your voice during a crisis, to new way to think about retention, and more. He can’t promise it’s exactly seven lessons, but it’s more than three.