Leena Mansour

Leena is currently an Engineering Manager in Slack’s product engineering organization. She has spent many years as an engineer in the mobile development space prior to finding her calling as a people manager. She’s passionate about inclusion, learning new things, coaching, and helping people find their passion. She also really loves bees.



Transitioning From IC to Manager, and How To Lead If Management is Not For You

Considering a transition from Individual Contributor (IC) to Manager for yourself or know someone who is? In this panel, Slack engineers and managers discuss whether it’s the right choice, how to do it successfully, and how to do leadership if you don’t transition to manager. Slack engineering leaders discuss how to stay motivated and engaged with your work, how to create a culture where your team feels like it's OK to take time off, and how to influence other managers.