Emmanuel Oaikhenan

Junior Developer Relations

Covalent HQ

Emmanuel Oaikhenan is a Software Developer, Technical Writer, and Developer Community Manager living in Lagos, Nigeria. Currently, working in DevRel at Covalent, he also serves in a volunteer capacity as a Co-Lead in the largest Facebook Developer Circle Community in the World, DevC Lagos. Asides from writing code, organizing developer-focused events, and publishing technical articles, Emmanuel likes to unwind by reading books and going for a run or swim. Emmanuel is currently on a dedicated mission to get Web2 developers in Africa into Web3 technologies.

The junior DevRel experience

In this talk, Emmanuel will cover how the concept of extreme ownership has informed his work as a junior developer advocate.

He’ll share insights into being a junior member of a developer relations team where he is truted to deliver without being micro-managed.

He will cover six main themes:

  • Ownership
  • Watch and learn and practice
  • Taking the initiative
  • Genuine interest
  • Community involvement
  • Taking care of you.


GitHub: emmaodia

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