As Technical Lead in the San Francisco office, Rahul Padigela has a lot on his plate. His main role involves designing a feature and then engaging with a large team of developers to get it built, from start to finish. Rahul also takes on the bulk of training new hires. Shivani Pradhan, Director of Software Engineering, remarks, “When the team was asked about the quality of the mentoring, Rahul emerged as the top favorite mentor.” Rahul seems more than up to the task. For one thing… “I thrive in chaos,” he admits. “I’m kind of bored when there’s no chaos.”.