My Beat: Tony Jebara

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My Beat is a blog series that turns the spotlight towards technical employees across various disciplines and roles to showcase what a typical day as a Spotifier consists of. Tony joined Spotify New York last summer as VP of Engineering and Head of Machine Learning. Here, he talks us through his busy working days and […]


What the Heck is Backstage Anyway?

Yesterday, we released the open source version of Backstage, our homegrown developer portal. And we learned a thing or two via the feedback we received. So, I wanted to take this opportunity to further explain what we’re trying to do with Backstage — and more importantly, what we want to give to the greater engineering […]


My Beat: Per Wendin

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My Beat is a blog series that turns the spotlight towards technical employees across various disciplines and roles to showcase what a typical day as a Spotifier consists of.  Per is our Head of Patents and has worked at Spotify in Stockholm for almost three years. For him, the working day begins and ends with […]


How We Improved Data Discovery for Data Scientists at Spotify

At Spotify, we believe strongly in data-informed decision making. Whether we’re considering a big shift in our product strategy or we’re making a relatively quick decision about which track to add to one of our editorially-programmed playlists, data provides a foundation for sound decision making. An insight is a conclusion drawn from data that can […]



My Beat: Dave Zolotusky

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My Beat is a blog series that turns the spotlight towards technical employees across various disciplines and roles to showcase what a typical day as a Spotifier consists of.  Dave moved to Stockholm three years ago and works for Spotify as a Senior Staff Engineer. He and his wife are now happily settled into Swedish […]



My Beat: Ajay Kalia

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My Beat is a blog series that turns the spotlight towards technical employees across various disciplines and roles to showcase what a typical day as a Spotifier consists of.  Ajay is a Group Product Manager on the Voice team and has worked in our Boston office ever since it was set up. Here, he talks […]


My Beat: Anna Smith

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My Beat is a blog series that turns the spotlight towards technical employees across various disciplines and roles to showcase what a typical day as a Spotifier consists of.  Anna started at our New York office three years ago and has recently been promoted to Staff Engineer. She and her husband live in Brooklyn and […]