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QUESTERS & FUNDING CIRCLE PRESENT:
Building a FinTech Card with AWS Serverless & working with remote teams
15 DEC 2022 (THURSDAY) | 18:30 – 20:30 BG TIME
QCLUB/QTERRACE
Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 18:30 to 20:30
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We are thrilled to invite you to our last Tech MeetUp for the year when our special guests from Funding Circle - Antonio Vasilev, Richard Ashworth and Juan Vaccari will present not one but two intriguing tech talks:

"How Funding Circle built a Card with AWS Serverless"

During this talk, Richard and Juan will explain how Funding Circle used serverless AWS technologies to implement their Cards features for the short-term credit product Flexipay. In particular, they will talk about Lambdas, Aurora Serverless and Step Functions.

"Understanding how people think & get things done when working remotely across cultures"

During this presentation, Antonio will explore how our cultures influence the way we communicate with each other and the impact that has on our work. He will show how our surrounding environment and communication style can impact everything from our perceived seniority to the way we work day-to-day. He will also share practical tips and insights that will enable you to better navigate the cultural landscape and build your own self-awareness. This, we are sure, will be a game-changer for your career. Antonio will look at tech-specific examples like pull requests/peer reviews or meeting interactions through the lens of the newly acquired context to see how we can adapt going forward.

18:30 – 18:45 RECEPTION
18:45 – 19:45 PRESENTATION
19:45 – 20:30 QUESTIONS & TALKS
Antonio Vasilev

ANTONIO VASILEV

Antonio is an Engineering Manager at Funding Circle US where he heads up a team spread across three continents (Europe, North America and South America) building a product that enables the delivery of millions of dollars to small and medium-sized businesses across the US. Before joining Funding Circle, Antonio worked in consulting where he helped companies all over the world improve their ways of working, align their operating models and deliver exceptional products. Having come from an engineering background himself (Javascript Engineer), Antonio is also acutely aware of the intricate challenges engineers face day-to-day. Antonio is also on the board of a couple of companies based in the UK as a strategic advisor.

Richard Ashworth

RICHARD ASHWORTH

Richard is Head of Engineering at Funding Circle. He has several years of experience as a Java developer, working at UBS in New York and then RBS in London. During this time, he also became interested in the way that teams collaborate to build software, so gradually moved into leadership and management roles. Since then, Richard has led the engineering team at a prop-tech startup, worked as a Principal Engineer for a UK broadcaster, and joined Funding Circle, where he now works with the teams on FlexiPay and a new Business Charge Card.

Juan Vaccary

JUAN VACCARI

Juan is an Engineering Manager at Funding Circle where he works with the Cards team, allowing customers of the new short-term credit product Flexipay to use their cards to pay suppliers. Before joining Funding Circle, Juan worked in engineering manager and engineer positions in many different industries, such as media, telecommunications and information security.

  • Software Engineers interested in AWS Serverless and/or working with cross-cultural teams
  • Everyone keen to learn more about Funding Circle
  • Everyone who is just curious and/or a true geek
 

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Place: 
QCLUB/QTERRACE
Date ISO: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 18:30 to 20:30
Building a FinTech Card with AWS Serverless & working with remote teams | Questers
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