I’m joining Fitbit as their Senior Developer Advocate

After some well-deserved vacations, I started my search for a new challenge two months ago and I’m happy to announce that today is my first day as a Fitbit Senior Developer Advocate. It’s an exciting time to be a Developer Advocate as many companies now understand the values of this role. The interview processes are... Read more

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The day I lost my mother

Today is my mom’s birthday: she would have been seventy-eight years old. Unfortunately, she passed away a little more than a year ago. That day, I lost the woman of my life… Many years ago, after more than one miscarriage and a doctor advising against trying again because of her advanced age, my mother gave... Read more

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Why I won’t write code demos, articles or new talks in your interview process

I’m currently looking for my next challenge, mostly as a Developer Advocate, which mean, I started some very interesting discussions, and as a matter of fact, ended some other for different reasons: the vision of the job didn’t fit mine: quite often they are Technical Writer, Technical Support or Sales Engineer roles with a different... Read more

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Technical Evangelist – where soft skills become hard skills

I’ve had a couple of discussions recently about technical evangelist, or if you prefer, developer advocate role. Those terms are better known than they used to be, but the definition of the job changes from one person to another, sometimes, even inside the same company. I couldn’t blame people about it: many are hiring their... Read more

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Stop Glorifying Busyness

– How are you? – Crazy busy, how about you? – I hear you, I have too much on my plate right now. Is it the type of small talk that ring a bell? For too long, I was either the one answering that stupidity or the one adding to that nonsense. Firstly, most people... Read more

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Online is good. Offline is the secret sauce.

There is no doubt, if you want to scale your outreach and grow your network, online is the way to go. No matter the tools you are using to get in touch with your people, online is good. Yet, if you want to develop real connections, offline is the secret sauce. Many organizations are now... Read more

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