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Ep 26 - Baiju Joseph Thalupadath - The API Mindset

Sep 12, 2023

The API Mindset: How to Build Products That Can Communicate and Scale

Baiju's first job selling push-button phones earned him just $12 per month.

Today, he has amassed an impressive portfolio of work at companies like Yahoo and Verizon and is now on the lookout for a new, challenging endeavor. In this interview, Baiju casts his expert eye on hot topics like quality engineering, agile development, APIs, and more.

You'll learn:

  1. Why APIs have evolved from an afterthought to a necessity
  2. The challenges of distributed agile development
  3. The value of mentorship for personal and career development


About Baiju:

Baiju Joseph is a 20-year veteran of Quality Engineering, DevOps, and multi-cloud operations. He is a proven leader and transformation expert with a track record of successfully building and leading global teams to modernize, streamline, and transform critical technological assets and investments while fostering a culture of collaboration, customer focus, and velocity. Prior to his role at Yahoo (acquired by Verizon), Baiju held leadership positions at Ariba Inc and Novell Inc.

Find Baiju on LinkedIn:

About the host

Elias is the VP for North America at Checkmk. He comes from a strategy consulting background but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlons.

Get in touch with Elias via LinkedIn or email



Music by Ströme, used by permission 

‚Panta Rhei‘ written by Mario Schoenhofer 

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