Hear from the girl geeks at Quantcast on Wednesday, November 18 in San Francisco as they talk about big data, digital advertising, machine learning, career planning, and more! Join us for a fun evening filled with food, drinks, learning, and networking!
Quantcast is a technology company specialized in real-time advertising and audience measurement. As the pioneer of direct audience measurement in 2006, Quantcast has the most in-depth understanding of digital audiences across the Web, allowing marketers and publishers to make the smartest choices as they buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising on the market. More than 1,000 brands rely on Quantcast for real-time advertising.
As the leader in Big Data for the digital advertising industry, Quantcast directly measures more than 100 million Web destinations, incorporates over 2 trillion new data records every month and continuously processes as much as 30 petabytes of data every day. Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners and Cisco Systems. For more information, visit www.quantcast.com.
Quantcast Girl Geek Dinner Agenda
5:30pm – 6:30pm Registration & Networking
6:30pm – 7:50pm Quantcast Girl Geek Speakers
7:50pm – 9:00pm More Networking!
Quantcast Girl Geek Speakers
Christina Cubeta (VP Marketing, Quantcast)
Christina oversees Quantcast’s global marketing strategy and operations, including demand generation, product marketing, PR and communications, recruitment and trade marketing, and corporate branding. Just prior to Quantcast, Christina was Global Director of Marketing and Communications for Omnicom Group’s Tribal DDB Worldwide, where she oversaw the company’s worldwide communication efforts, spanning over 50 offices in 30 countries, and founded its global marketing and communications network. Under her direction, Tribal DDB successfully rose to market leadership status throughout multiple countries and was the first digital agency named Advertising Age’s Global Agency Network of the Year. Christina has been piloting and growing premium, international brands since the start of her career with the luxury fashion brand, Emanuel Ungaro. She holds a B.A. from Muhlenberg College with a double major in Business Administration and Fine Arts, and a minor in Italian studies.
Chinmayi Bettadapur (Product Manager, Brand Solutions, Quantcast)
Chinmayi heads up creation and delivery of a suite of brand solutions to augment Quantcast’s leading position in real-time advertising technology for display and video, globally. Prior to joining Quantcast 3 years ago, Chinmayi held several positions at Cisco Systems and Accenture Technology Labs as a code monkey, Product Manager and Global Strategy & Planning for new product portfolios. She received her Bachelors degree in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and MBA from INSEAD (France/Singapore). Chinmayi thrives on brainstorming creative solutions and can spend hours perusing through fascinating content on Flipboard while she’s not traveling or performing as a professional Bharatanatyam dancer.
Ellie Guegan (Tech Lead, Brand Solutions, Quantcast)
Ellie is Quantcast’s brand tech lead. She is responsible for managing the growth and quality of Quantcast’s brand targeting solutions, through a blend of software engineering and machine learning experience. Before joining the Quantcast team, Ellie worked on genetic algorithms at Codefarm, a small British startup, optimizing financial portfolios. She holds a Masters in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, as well as a Bachelors in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the Enseeiht school in France. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, whether it be backpacking, cycling or skiing – unless Game of Thrones is on, of course.
Vera Dadok (Modeling Scientist, Performance Targeting, Quantcast)
Vera is a Modeling Scientist on the Performance Targeting team at Quantcast. She leads the technical development of the new Search Powered Audiences product and is an avid contributor of modeling improvements across the Quantcast technology stack. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Vera holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on control theory, optimization, and game theory. At work she is fascinated by leveraging mathematical insights to improve the performance of complex systems. In her free time, she enjoys photography and hiking, not necessarily at the same time.
Erica Weiss Tjader (Director of User Experience, Quantcast)
Erica is the Director of User Experience at Quantcast. She joined the company about 4 years ago as the first UX Designer and has built out the team to design all of the product interfaces for Quantcast Advertise and Measure. Prior to Quantcast, Erica worked as an Interaction Designer and then a Design Manager at eBay and Move (realtor.com). She developed a passion for the mechanics of cognition while earning her degrees in Cognitive Science and Communication Studies from UCLA but resisted the pull to academia by starting her career in design research at Yahoo. She is passionate about great product design and organizations, career development and California sun.
Sandra McDevitt (VP People and Places, Quantcast)
Sandra recently joined Quantcast as the Vice President of People and Places. Previously she had spent seven years at Google, where she held several roles of increasing responsibility and scope, starting as Director of People Operations for Google Ireland and most recently directing People Operations and Talent Programs for the Global Business Organization, covering more than 16,000 employees. Prior to Google she held a variety of senior Human Resources roles including as a Human Resources Consultant at Pearn Consulting and as Director of Human Resources for Ireland and Online Sales for EMEA at Oracle.
Event Tickets & Details
Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on November 10, 2015 at Eventbrite! Donations are non-refundable. All proceeds go toward need-based scholarships for women to learn to code at Hackbright Academy, an engineering school for women.
Event hashtag: #QuantcastGirlGeekDinner