WorldFestival 2022 WorldFestival 2022

Scaling Your Team with Code


Isaac Palka
Invitae, Senior Director of Engineering

Isaac Palka is an experienced software engineer, engineering leader, and entrepreneur. He is currently Senior Director of Engineering at Invitae, where he leads application development for their patient-centric platform. He has deep experience in the healthcare space, having previously worked at Signify Health and Cigna Health insurance, and holds several patents. Isaac lives in NYC with his wife and daughter, and enjoys playing classical piano and electric guitar. 


Scaling an engineering team is challenging and costly. Many leaders focus on the best process or project management tools to maximize productivity, and finding the best engineers to maximize code quality. However, the choice of tech stack and architecture can in fact give your organization the biggest boost. Tune in to hear about monorepos, micro-frontends, and micro-services, and how a few simple technical choices enabled a tech team to accelerate their velocity.