Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner - definitely does compute!

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners – Definitely Does Compute

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #81: Sponsored by Houzz


Join Houzz on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm in downtown Palo Alto, California for a Houzz Girl Geek Dinner!

Get an inside look into the unique culture that empowers engineers to weave both big data and beautiful design.

Houzz co-founders (and married couple) Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen will share how they turned a passion project into a global company that is transforming home design around the world.

We’ll have plenty of food, drinks and time for networking with fellow women in tech. Don’t forget your business cards – we’ll be raffling away an iPad Mini!

Houzz Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

6pm – 7pm: Registration, food, drinks, and networking

7pm – 8pm: Chat with Houzz co-founders Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen

8pm – 9pm: More food, drinks, and networking

Social media hashtag for the event: #HouzzGirlGeekDinner

Twitter handles for hosts: @Houzz @BayAreaGGD

Houzz Girl Geek Speaker Bios

Adi Tatarko, Houzz CEO & co-founder

Adi Tatarko is the President and co-founder of Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, bringing together both professionals and homeowners via mobile, local and social tools. Adi and her husband and cofounder, Alon Cohen, started Houzz out of challenges that they faced during their own remodeling process. Today, millions of homeowners and more than 500,000 architects, designers, contractors and other remodeling professionals are connecting through Houzz.com and its mobile apps every month, sharing their photos, advice and product recommendations. Earlier in her career, Adi founded a software company which developed products and services for the high tech industry. Adi lives with her husband and three boys in Palo Alto. In her spare time, she still enjoys looking at inspiring home design and renovating the rest of her own house one room at a time.

Alon Cohen, Houzz President & co-founder

Alon Cohen is the President and co-founder of Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, bringing together both professionals and homeowners via mobile, local and social tools. Alon and his wife and cofounder, Adi Tatarko, started Houzz out of challenges that they faced during their own remodeling process. Today, millions of homeowners and more than 500,000 architects, designers, contractors and other remodeling professionals are connecting through Houzz.com and its mobile apps every month, sharing their photos, advice and product recommendations. Earlier in his career, Alon was a Senior Director of Engineering at eBay, where he helped start eBay’s developer APIs and manage technology teams responsible for eBay Stores, ProStores, advertising and analytics. Before that, he worked in various other software development roles and founded a software company together with his wife. Alon graduated Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University with a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and an MBA. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and three boys and enjoys traveling the world and playing basketball with his sons, both of which he hopes to do more often.