My Beat

14 articles
  • June 4, 2021

    Patrick Balestra: Senior Engineer

    8:30am I’m at my best after nine hours’ sleep, so I tend to wake up pretty late, shower and dress as [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • April 26, 2021

    Nour Daoud Bösing: Security Engineer

    Nour is a Security Engineer at Spotify New York – juggling her busy day job with completing her Masters in Cyber Security and looking after her 10-month-old daughter, Leya.

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • March 30, 2021

    David Riordan: Product Manager

    5:00 am My days begin with an early morning wake-up call from Zev – he comes through at around 5am and [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • March 9, 2021

    Matt Clarke: Senior Backend Infrastructure Engineer

    Matt is a Senior Backend Infrastructure Engineer and has been at Spotify for two-and-a-half years. This time last year, he was living and working in London – but that’s all changed since the start of the pandemic… 

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • July 24, 2020

    Erick Camacho: iOS Engineer

    Erick joined our Stockholm office as an iOS Engineer more than 18 months ago. But right now, he’s working from home and missing the camaraderie of his close-knit team.

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • May 18, 2020

    Alia Rose Connor: Agile Coach Manager

    Alia works as an Agile Coach Manager in our New York office. But right now, she’s 150km away – working from her house in the Hudson Valley and navigating a non-stop schedule of Hangout meetings.

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • April 17, 2020

    Ann Clifton: Senior Research Scientist

    Ann is a Senior Research Scientist and has worked in our New York office for just over a year. She spoke to us from her apartment in Fort Greene, which she shares with her husband and two rescue dogs, Birdie and Buttercup [...]

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  • April 1, 2020

    Stefan Ålund: Senior Product Manager

    Stefan works as a Senior Product Manager in our Stockholm office. But at the moment, he – like much of the world – is working from home, [...]

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  • March 18, 2020

    Tony Jebara: VP of Engineering and Head of Machine Learning

    Tony joined Spotify New York last summer as VP of Engineering and Head of Machine Learning. Here, he talks us through his busy working days and explains why he’s glad to be part of the band [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • March 3, 2020

    Per Wendin: Head of Patents

    Per is our Head of Patents and has worked at Spotify in Stockholm for almost three years. For him, the working day begins and ends with an invigorating commute by bike [...]

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  • February 18, 2020

    Dave Zolotusky: Senior Staff Engineer

    Dave moved to Stockholm three years ago and works for Spotify as a Senior Staff Engineer. He and his wife are now happily settled into Swedish life – and his two young children [...]

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  • February 5, 2020

    Ajay Kalia: Group Product Manager

    Ajay is a Group Product Manager on the Voice team and has worked in our Boston office ever since it was set up. Here, he talks us through a typical day and explains why he’s still so excited to be part of [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • January 18, 2020

    Anna Smith: Staff Engineer

    Anna started at our New York office three years ago and has recently been promoted to Staff Engineer. She and her husband live in Brooklyn and met while working at Spotify – where they used to sit just [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • December 24, 2019

    Lynn Root: Staff Engineer

    Lynn is one of our Staff Engineers and has just celebrated her six-year anniversary at Spotify. Starting out in our San Francisco office, she later moved to NYC and now lives in Manhattan with her cat, Glitch [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering