Chris Laffra

Expert Overview

Executive Director
JP Morgan Chase

My Personal Mission is to make other engineers happy, by helping them grow, be more productive, and achieve more impact. I develop tools that provide insights into complex systems, including human networks.

I have worked at various large companies. Currently my score for Finance vs. Tech is 3 / 3. Financial institutions include Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and JP Morgan Chase. Tech includes IBM, Google, and Uber.

I published a couple of books. Recently, I have been focusing a lot on productivity of individuals, teams, and organizations, culminating in the C4E book.

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Talks I've Given

  • Productivity and Happiness

    Featuring Chris Laffra

    What does it take to become a highly productive software developer? How do you maximize your personal output? How do you reach optimal impact? How do you make your team more productive? How do you influence an organization? How do you define success? How do you handle disappointment? Do you...