Antonio Cobo

Impostor syndrome in the IT world from a conference speaker's perspective

Have you ever compared yourself with other team members and felt like a fraud? Have you ever felt unworthy of your job promotion? Have you ever doubted of your successes? Do you know someone who could have answered “Yes” to any of those questions?

These are symptoms of Impostor Syndrome; it affects most of the people working in IT. It affects conference speakers as well. I will share with you my with struggles public speaking and how I fight impostor syndrome on every conference. Hopefully this talk will help you to fight impostor syndrome on your day job and help others who might be suffering in your area of influence.

Antonio is a Delivery Manager with 20 years experience in the IT industry and specialises in Agile methodologies. He comes from a technical background, starting his career as a Java Developer in Spain in 2000, moving to different roles within IT in three different countries. Antonio is passionate about creating and implementing the best solution while continually seeking to improve work methodologies. He is convinced that most of the problems in IT are due to lack of communication!

Antonio usually speaks about Agile, DevOps, Project Management and Team management at conferences across Europe and US, such as DevOps Days, JAX and Voxxed Days.