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Meet the Prowfessionals

Daniel Rizea

Director of Engineering at Google

With an experience of over 10 years in global tech companies and fast-scaling international start-ups, Daniel Rizea is the Director of Engineering at Google. 
Presently, he manages a team of 90 engineers from the Bucharest, London and Mountain View offices, overseeing the development of features such as Sleep, Activity, Mental Health, Nutrition and Health Experiences on Google wearable devices. Daniel has also contributed strategically to the Fitbit App Strategy in the broader Google ecosystem. 
His team’s most recent accomplishments are launching a new Body Response sensor and experience with the Fitbit Sense 2 smartwatches and an innovative way of visualizing sleep patterns with the Sleep animal feature.

Prow Engagements

From Startup to Big Tech: How Features Really Get Built

Have you ever wondered how the development process differs between startups and big tech companies? While both types of companies share many common goals, there are also some key differences in how they approach development. In this talk, Daniel will cover some of these specific nuances. He will also discuss the challenges and opportunities that each type of company faces.

Duration: 35 minutes


Discovery Stage