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Kent Wills's Email & Phone Number

Director of Engineering, Engineering Effectiveness at Yelp

Kent Wills's Email Addresses

k****[email protected] Personal Email
r****[email protected] Personal Email

Kent Wills's Phone Numbers

(213) ***-*340 Phone number

Kent Wills's Work Experience

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U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory

Software Engineer

June 2012 to August 2012

US Army

Director - Battalion Tactical Director

September 2010 to June 2012

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Yelp

Head of Engineering Effectiveness

Kent Wills's Education

University of Maryland College Park

January 2012 to January 2014

University of Pittsburgh

January 2003 to January 2007

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In a nutshell

Kent Wills's Ranking

Ranked #873 out of 17,460 for Head of Engineering Effectiveness in California

Kent Wills's Personality Type

Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)

Average Tenure

2 year(s), 0 month(s)

Kent Wills's Willingness to Change Jobs

Unlikely

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About Kent Wills's Current Company

Yelp

Frequently Asked Questions about Kent Wills

What company does Kent Wills work for?

Kent Wills works for Yelp


What is Kent Wills's role at Yelp?

Kent Wills is Head of Engineering Effectiveness


What is Kent Wills's personal email address?

Kent Wills's personal email addresses are k****[email protected], and r****[email protected]


What is Kent Wills's business email address?

Kent Wills's business email address is [email protected]***.***


What is Kent Wills's Phone Number?

Kent Wills's phone (213) ***-*340


What industry does Kent Wills work in?

Kent Wills works in the Computer Software industry.


About Kent Wills

💼 Past Experience

Summary:Kent Wills has worked in a variety of engineering roles at various companies, including Air Defense Fire Control School at US Army and Maryland, Software Engineer at Yelp in San Francisco Bay Area and San Francisco Bay Area, Head of Engineering Effectiveness at Yelp in San Francisco Bay Area, and Engineering Manager at Yelp in San Francisco Bay Area. He has also been a manager at Yelp, responsible for a team of highly engaged andproductive engineers.Kent Wills has jurisdiction over engineering teams responsible for making development fast, efficient and simple for all 500+ engineers at Yelp. He is also responsible for broadening the engineering surface at Yelp and improving the engineer hiring process.Kent Wills has a background in product management and has helped install and manage software at various companies. He has also taught software engineering courses at a college, and is currently a graduate student in product management at Stanford.


🎓 Education

Kent Wills is a computer scientist with an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park. He also holds a B.S.E from the University of Pittsburgh in Computer Engineering.Wills's education has been carefully tailored to his current role as a software engineer. He is currently a software engineer at Blue Bell Innovation. He has worked with the software development tool Click- Logic for over a year and a half now.Wills stresses that his education and experience have been extremely beneficial to his current role. "The most valuable thing I've learned so far is that I can build software that is reliable, scalable, and meets the needs of my customers," he said.Wills also believes that his education and experience have positions him perfectly for the software engineering field. "I've found that I can effectively communicate with customers, resolve conflicts, and develop and maintain code that meets specification."He is confident in his abilities and is looking forward to continuing his education and career in software engineering.


💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

This concludes my full account of Kent Wills's professional and technical skills. Kent Wills is an experienced engineer with a focus on engineering effectiveness. He has worked in a marginal role in engineering management at Yelp and is currently a manager at San Francisco Bay Area. As engineering manager at Yelp, Kent is responsible for managing a team of highly engaged and productive engineers. This includes maintaining and evolving the styleguide, building JS and Python infrastructure that is commonly used across all web platforms, architecting web service infrastructure, maintaining i18n infrastructure, and building developer tools. In his previous role as engineering manager at Yelp, Kent increased developer speed and the application performance of the entire website while eliminating $1M in recurring costs to high traffic services. As engineering manager at Yelp, Kent is also responsible for supporting and continuing to evolve design systems with “out-of-the-box” A11y support. In addition, Kent mentors new managers, managers outside of Yelp through Plato, Women in tech with AWE, and young women in tech with #builtbygirls.Kent Wills is a highly experienced engineer with a focus on engineering effectiveness. He has worked in a marginal role in engineering management at Yelp and is currently a manager at San Francisco Bay Area. As engineering manager at Yelp, Kent is responsible for managing a team of highly engaged and productive engineers. In his previous role as engineering manager at Yelp, Kent increased developer speed and the application performance of the entire website while eliminating $1M in recurring costs to high traffic services. As engineering manager at Yelp, Kent is also responsible for supporting and continuing to evolve design systems with “out-of-the-box” A11y support. In addition, Kent mentors new managers, managers outside of Yelp through Plato, Women in tech with AWE, and young women in tech with #builtbygirls.


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