Join CA Technologies and Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners on Thursday, June 4th (5:30 – 8:30pm) for an evening of gnosh, wine, networking, and tech talks in Santa Clara!
Spend an evening with the trail-blazing women of CA Technologies: a company consistently named a ComputerWorld Magazine “Best Place to Work in IT”! At the event, you’ll hear world-renowned Stanford Lecturer Tim Chou wax poetic about the power of tech, learn about the game-changing work that CA is doing, and network with the valley’s most interesting girl geeks. There are only 150 seats for this wine country-themed event – so attendees will be selected by lottery.
Join your talented fellow girl geeks at CA’s offices at 3965 Freedom Circle, 5th floor, Santa Clara, CA 95054.
CA Technologies Geek Dinner Agenda:
5:30pm – 6:20pm Registration, Wine, Appetizers, Networking and Demos
6:30pm – 6:50pm Keynote speakers and panel
7:50pm – 8:30pm Breakout for Q&A and More Networking
CA Technologies Geek Bios:
Revathy Subramanian (Senior Vice President, Data Science)
Revathi is a recognized data science expert, a published author, and a named inventor on 40 existing and pending patents. At CA, Revathi has assembled a world-class team of data scientists to tackle various IT Management problems. In her role, she is responsible for creating the analytics vision for CA – and for developing products / extensions embedding advanced analytics. She is maniacally focused on uncovering business value and operational intelligence from the chaos of Big Data in areas like eCommerce, application performance management, infrastructure management, service virtualization, and project management.
Timothy Chou (Lecturer, Stanford University)
Timothy Chou is widely acknowledged as a cloud computing pioneer, with a 25-year career that includes senior roles at Oracle Corporation and Tandem Computers. Currently Tim is active on the lecture circuit, on the Board of Directors at Blackbaud, acts as a consultant, investor, enterprise mentor, and actively contributes in several new cloud ventures. He has appeared in various publications including Forbes, Business Week, The Economist, and New York Times. He has also invested in a select group of companies focused on the next generation of books, a CAD application for cloud architects, and applications to personalize the Internet of Things. Tonight, you’ll hear Tim talk about one of his favorite topics – using tech to create a better, kinder, and richer world – by leveraging it to advance the human race.
Usha Jasty (Vice President of SaaS Support Delivery)
As Vice President of SaaS Support Delivery @ CA, Usha is responsible for enabling and executing an exceptional customer experience that is tailored to the unique needs of its SaaS customers. Usha joined CA in late 2013 to focus on facilitating collaboration across teams to ensure a desired outcomes with the SaaS experience. Her role has expanded to include responsibility for the SaaS Support team’s operational performance in achieving and exceeding expectations. Usha has a Masters in Computer Information Systems from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Science from APAU, India.
Stephanie Dumbrell (Sr. Director, Software Engineering)
Stephanie’s current role spans the gamut from managing Agile development teams to developing strategies to ensuring customer success while helping teams stay focused and energized. She works closely with her teams in India and North America and very much enjoys learning about how different cultures come together to create great things. Throughout her career, Stephanie has held roles in Product Management, Services, Support, Engineering and Executive Management which has given her a lot of experience in how to navigate through interesting and varied challenges. She’s passionate about building great teams, supporting women in technology, mentoring and making a difference in the world. At home, she indulges in playing with her two German Shepherds (Cesare and Lucrezia), hanging out with her geek-developer Husband Dan and enjoying a good cocktail.
Shannon Thoke (Director, Presales )
Shannon Thoke is a Presales Director for CA specializing in Project and Portfolio Management (PPM). She has fifteen years’ experience in project management (waterfall and Agile), resource planning, portfolio management, and implementation of PPM to global customers. A veteran of CA Technologies, Shannon understands our business, “gets” the needs of Fortune 500 customers, and is a passionate advocate of client success. She has a BS from Boston College and a MBA from the Santa Clara University.
Aruna Ravichandran (Vice President, DevOps Product Marketing)
Aruna is Vice President of DevOps Product Marketing and the New Product Introduction Office at CA Technologies. She has over 20 years of experience in building and marketing products in markets such as IT Ops Management, Continuous Delivery, Test Automation, Security and SDN. In her current role, Aruna leads the strategy, market segmentation, and messaging, positioning, competitive, sales enablement across all of CA’s DevOps products – which bring in revenues over $1B. She has presented at various conferences such as Gartner Symposium, Gartner ITOM, Gartner DC, DevOps Summit, Cloud Expo, CA World, and HP Discover. She has also authored several publications on SYS-CON Media, Wired Insights, Tech Target, Information Week etc.