Folks at Atlassian call him “Dom”, and this Brit-turned-Aussie runs 5 global research and development centers at for the Sydney-based E-collaboration giant. Of his role, he says, “it’s fascinating. Half of it is internally focused in Atlassian. How do we scale our teams? How do we stay awesome? We’ve got infinite amount of complexity in our business and we don’t want that to slow us down.”
Balancing speed and scale are common problems that face a growing business. In Atlassian’s case, a US$15billion market capitalization valuation and a commitment to make Sydney the Silicon Valley equivalent in Australia with 10,000 new jobs, means that the company needs to constantly innovate whilst concurrently managing proven revenue streams. On top of that, Atlassian is universally known for its culture, which it will need to extend as the company grows.
Read more in our blog – and hear from Dom at WORLDWEBFORUM 2019 to find out what teamwork, collaboration and innovation will look like in the future.