Shelley Trask is the Senior Executive Assistant to Cal Henderson, CTO at Slack in San Francisco. The Slack team does not use email. I love email. Shelley loves Slack. I am not a big fan of how easy it is for people to get ahold of me via Slack. This should be fun…

Leader Assistant Shelley Trask

Shelley talks about what she loves about the EA role, productivity tips, and why Slack doesn’t use email internally. She also shares some insider tips on getting the most out – and embracing Slack, and talks about what it’s like to work for a fast-growing company. Thank you, Shelley, for a great conversation!

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ABOUT SHELLEY

Shelley Trask is currently the Senior Executive Assistant to Cal Henderson, CTO at Slack in San Francisco. In the last two years, she scaled the Engineering EA team from a party of one to a team of five, supporting over 700 people. She previously worked at startups in AI, Biotech and SaaS, as well as advertising and environmental planning. When she’s not diligently working, you can find her gardening, playing with her tiny dog, browsing garage sales, and alternating between the 20 tabs open in her browser to find the best version of whatever she’s currently obsessed with. She would like to tell you about the bright future for art majors with discipline and organization skills.

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