The other day I was having lunch with a friend when he asked what resources I use to learn about management and tech leadership in general. I will share some recommendations at the end, but my answer to him got me thinking about my philosophy around management and how to be good at it, which is what I really want to share here.

TL;DR: be a multiplier for your team and reduce friction.

I just finished my winter beer. I usually do one dark spicy beer for the winter season. Last year was the “Better Not Pout Stout”, this year is the less excitingly named “Spicy Winter Porter”.


Welcome! This is just a test post, a proof of life.

Lucas Roesler

I am director of engineering at and an ex-mathematician. I have worked on web applications, algorithms for image analysis, machine learning problems, and pure math research.

Director of Engineering

Utah, USA