Optimizing for the Important Things


Optimizing for the important things is one of my serious lightning talks. Originally given at Ignite Pittsburgh, this 5-minute motivational talk has been given in many cities including San Francisco and Portland.

Seth Vargo is a Developer Advocate at Google. Previously he worked at HashiCorp, Chef Software, CustomInk, and a few Pittsburgh-based startups. He is the author of Learning Chef and is passionate about reducing inequality in technology. When he is not writing, working on open source, teaching, or speaking at conferences, Seth enjoys spending time with his friends and advising non-profits.