Barry Hawkins leads organizations and their teams in effective agile product development, ensuring delivery amidst rapid scaling and growth.
He has served in Engineering and Product Development leadership roles in a wide range of settings, including Netflix, Blizzard Entertainment, Hulu, and Riot Games. He has two decades of experience leveraging the values, tools, and technical disciplines of agile and lean Product Development in both full-time and consulting capacities.
Prior to his career in software, Barry spent over a decade in the manufacturing sector, focused on industrial packaging and marking systems for manufacturing plants throughout the southeastern United States. He was responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and support of every system he sold, which was a formative experience that continues to influence his approach to Management and Product Development.
Videos of Barry Hawkins
Barry regularly adds videos to youtube.com/BarryHawkins on the topic of product development, effective development process, and scaling development organizations. Be sure to like and subscribe to know when new content is released!
Check out the other playlists and videos on the channel for all manner of free information and guidance!
The following is a selection of published videos of conference talks given over the years.
How We Got Here and What to Do About It (InfoQ) – This talk was delivered as the closing keynote for CodeMash 2012. Sadly, InfoQ seems to have lost the video of the slides that sync with the talk, but the main video still works.
Podcasts Featuring Barry Hawkins
Java Posse #368 – Roundup ’11 – Interviewing and Hiring Software Engineers
Java Posse #357 – Roundup ’11 – Courage in Software Development
Java Posse #353 – Roundup ’11 – Scala Adoption
Java Posse #321 – Roundup ’10 – Engineering vs. Management
Java Posse #260 – Roundup 09 – Staffing Agile Teams