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Rick Newman

As the Director of Engineering at ReadyTalk, Rick Newman is focus is on helping his team of Engineering Managers become better leaders as their teams focus on the on-time delivery of awesome software. He's energized by seeing unique groups of individuals moving in the same direction but in their own way. Prior to finding his passion for leadership and building great teams, Rick spent time in traditional engineering roles—QA, web developer, software engineer, engineering manager—with some great companies including ReadyTalk, Rally Software, and MediaNews Group. On any given Saturday, you might find him reading (classical or modern literature), listening to music (prog rock) or spending time with his family (wife, 3 kids, and 2 dogs). He also enjoys binging on House of Cards, BBC television, and playing European board games like Cataan, Carcassonne, and Agricola.