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What is Plato? Who are we?
What does Plato do?
About Plato Plato is on a mission to elevate the leadership game in engineering and product teams. We believe that there is a gap currently in what is offered to people getting into technical leadership. We also believe that one of the best ways to learn soft skills is through experience sharing and mentorship. That is why Plato is a ++1:1 mentorship platform specifically designed for engineering and product leaders++. At the heart of Plato is a strong community of **more than 800 mentors
Who are our mentors?
Our mentors are experienced engineering and Product leaders from top tech companies The heart of Plato is a ++strong community of more than 800 mentors++ who dedicate 30min of their time each week to help our mentees with their leadership challenges. You can find the full list of our active mentors here. How do we select our mentors? It’s a 4 step process when vetting mentors. ++Relevant Experience++ - We look for people with relevant ex
Who is Plato for?
Example of challenges: Do I want to go the manager track or the senior IC track? What skills do I need to make the transition easier? How can I influence decisions without authority? How can build effective communication skills? How can explain tech concepts to non-tech individuals? How can I grow in my career without having to go into management?
Why is Plato a for-profit if the mentors are volunteering?
Plato is a for profit company, and a marketplace, close to Open Source The mentees are paying members (typically their company are paying for the membership) The mentors are volunteering their time and do not get any financial compensation Why does Plato require a paid subscription? Today, Plato is a company of 35 people, working on different aspects: Customer success Talent coaches Mentor community Engineers The mentee do not only have access to a community of mentors,
Log4j Due Diligence
By Julien Kernec’h Chief Technology Officer - Plato San Francisco, December 16, 2021 Plato became aware of the CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability (also known as Log4Shell or Log4Jam) on the day of its disclosure (December 10th). We immediately launched investigations to find out if the infrastructures or the Plato services could be impacted. We had good reasons to believe that this would not be the case: This flaw exploits a vulnerability in a Java library (Log4j v2) edited and maintained under the