Even though he grew up in a Silicon Valley household with an engineer dad, Ivan shied away from tech jobs at first, opting to major in economics. But after college, he found himself seeking out the tech jobs anyway. When his time at a start-up fizzled, Ivan started looking for a better fit and culture, and he ultimately ended up at Atlassian.
Ivan’s childhood “break it, then fix it” mentality eventually led him to Atlassian, where he leads the team that helps fix whatever breaks. His days involve a combination of stand-up meetings with the team and personal one-on-one meetings so that he can grow both the team and the individual at the same time.