Building a Connected Network of Brains with Jean-Michel Lemieux, CTO at Shopify
In episode #15, Jean-Michel Lemieux invites us to explore what and who it takes to lean into leadership. We also discuss the importance of knowing when to lead and when to follow, the extraversion myth and what it means to treat your team as a “connected network of brains”. Jean-Michel is the Chief Technology Officer at Shopify and has an impressive career history. Prior to joining Shopify, he served as the Vice President of Engineering at Atlassian and led a team of over 150 engineers in his role as Chief Architect for Rational Team Concert, a division of IBM. Jean-Michel is also the creator of Shopify’s exclusive leadership handbook. Tune in to hear all about Jean-Michel’s leadership journey and the lessons learned along the way!