Filipe Abrahao

Head of Software Engineering



Throughout his career, Filipe has been dedicated to building and leading engineering teams. In his current role as Head of Software Engineering Centre of Excellence at Julius Baer, he and his team are building platforms utilized by a team of over 300 software engineers.


With his extensive background, Filipe possesses a wealth of experience in scaling engineering organizations and understanding the pain-points that come with it. He particularly enjoys coaching and advising start-ups.

Talk - From Project to Product Thinking

Together with being a great tool for bottom-up and top-down alignment, OKRs are a great way to support teams to shift their focus from projects and their output to products and their outcomes for customers.


In this session we’ll demonstrate how we are cascading down Julius Baer’s high-level group strategy to the day-to-day scope of delivery teams, while empowering the teams to independently identify how they can have an impact on Julius Baer’s strategic priorities. We will share the journey of one of our infrastructure teams, an area that traditionally found it hard to relate their daily work to the business outcome.