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Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #125: Sponsored by IBM, Intel and the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at UC Berkeley

07.10.2016 (4:10 pm) – Filed under: Girl Geek Dinners ::

Berkeley Girl Geek Dinner 2016

IBM, Intel and the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership are hosting a Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (6:30pm-8:45pm) at UC Berkeley’s Bechtel Engineering Center!

Join IBM, Intel, UC Berkeley’s Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, and Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners for an evening of inspirational speakers, demos, networking, giveaways, drinks and food, as we showcase how women are leading in the field of engineering, and how you can too.
The Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership in UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering will be hosting this event in partnership with Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners. The Fung Institute operates the Master of Engineering program at UC Berkeley, which trains students to use the power of business, leadership, and technology to solve global challenges. Bay Area Girl Geek dinners runs popular Bay Area events that link corporations and organizations hoping to recruit more women into tech positions with a wide cross section of women in the Bay Area who are seeking these kind of opportunities.
This event is generously sponsored by IBM (check out the Watson Developer Conference), and Intel.
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Event Hashtag: #BerkeleyGirlGeekDinner

Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

6:30pm – 7:15pm: Registration, networking
7:15pm – 8:00pm: Lightning tech talks from girl geeks from IBM, Intel and the Fung Institue for Engineering Leadership at UC Berkeley
8:00pm – 8:45pm: More networking!

Emily Chung (Platform Architect, Intel Corporation)
Emily ChungEmily enables Intel’s technology leadership in the storage market, and architects the resulting technology into Intel’s Solid State Drive products. She leads the system architecture definition for Intel’s next generation solid state drives. Emily’s areas of expertise include embedded systems architecture and systems on a chip design for storage and mobile markets. Prior to joining Intel in 2007, Emily was an ASIC Designer at Microsemi. Emily received her BASc in Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia.

Rama Akkiraju (Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor, IBM Watson User Technologies)
Rama AkkirajuRama is a Distinguished Engineer, and Master Inventor at IBM. She is presently leading the mission of People Insights at IBM and is researching and developing technologies to infer people’s personalities, emotions, tone, attitudes and intentions etc. from social media data using linguistic and machine learning techniques. In her career, Rama has worked on agent-based decision support systems, electronic marketplaces, and business process integration technologies including semantic Web services. Rama has co-authored 4 book chapters, and over 40 technical papers. Rama has over dozen issued patents and 20+ others pending. She is the recipient of 3 best paper awards in the areas of AI and Operations Research. Rama also received multiple awards and honors at IBM in her professional career. Rama holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and has received a gold medal from New York University for her MBA.

Sarah Knoop (Mobile Health Solutions Technical Lead, IBM Watson Health)
Sarah KnoopSarah is a Senior Technical Staff Member and the manager of the Mobile Health Solutions Innovation team in IBM Watson Health. She and her team are pioneering new, cognitive analytics-backed, mobile health and wellness solutions with our foundational healthcare partners. Just prior to joining Watson Health in May 2015, Sarah was the Senior Manager of Discovery Solutions at the IBM Research – Almaden in San Jose, CA where she worked across research disciplines to explore new physical and analytic technologies for the Internet of Things. Sarah’s roots at IBM are in the Healthcare Informatics Research Department at IBM Research – Almaden. For nearly a decade, she held various leadership roles across a diverse technical team of researchers and software developers in order to advance the state of the art for public health informatics and healthcare data integration through the evolution of healthcare IT standards, open source software and novel technology additions to IBM’s product portfolio.

Amanda Brief (Co-Founder and CEO, my.Flow, Inc)
Amanda BriefAmanda is the co-founder and CEO of my.Flow, which has developed the world’s first tampon monitor to obliterate period shame, leakage, stigma, risk or infection, and anxiety, and aggregate data for menstruators everywhere in a way that has never before been possible. Her interests and experience, however, had occupied the women’s health and advocacy spaces far before founding my.Flow. She was a counselor and counseling trainer for the EARS peer anxiety reachout hotline at Cornell, an active member of the Vagina Monologues movement, and an intern at Rockland Family Shelter, working with survivors of domestic abuse. Ever since she went back to school to do her Post-Baccalaureate studies in engineering, she has sought to combine her predilections for both quantitative and outreach-related endeavors, and has found this and more in my.Flow.

Margaret Liu (Vice President, North America Blockchain Association)
Margaret LiuMargaret is the Vice President of North America Blockchain Association, a non-profit organization. She received a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from TU Delft in the Netherlands and M.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2014.

Event Tickets & Details

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on October 10, 2016 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.

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #124: Sponsored by PlanGrid

27.09.2016 (11:07 pm) – Filed under: Girl Geek Dinners ::

PlanGrid Girl Geek Dinner 2016

PlanGrid is hosting a Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in San Francisco’s Mission district!

Join us for an evening focused on “Building for Impact”. How do you design meaningful impact at an enterprise company? What role does empathy/user research play in prioritizing features? How do you measure success? Come learn, share experiences and hear lightning talks focused on designing, measuring and engineering meaningful products. The talks will be followed by Q&A and more opportunities to learn from one another.
PlanGrid is construction software made for the field. Our cloud-based construction document collaboration platform is being used by major construction firms on more than 400,000 projects, and we currently store more than 30 million pages of digital blueprints, making us the world’s largest blueprint repository.
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Event Hashtag: #PlanGridGirlGeekDinner

PlanGrid Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

5:00pm – 6:15pm: Networking, registration, food & drinks!
6:15pm – 7:30pm: Lightning tech talks from PlanGrid Girl Geeks, with Q&A to follow
7:30pm – 8:30pm: More networking, food & drinks!

PlanGrid Girl Geek Speakers

Tracy Young (CEO, PlanGrid)Tracy Young
Tracy is the CEO and co-founder of PlanGrid. Tracy has a degree in Construction Engineering Management, and helped build several hospitals prior to founding PlanGrid. She likes to joke that she went from working for one superintendent to hundreds of thousands through PlanGrid. Follow her on Twitter at @tracy_young.

Diyang Tang (Data Scientist, PlanGrid)Diyang Tang
Diyang is a data scientist at PlanGrid, where her projects include measuring product impact, maintaining ETL pipelines, and gauging user happiness. Previously, she was a data scientist at Stellar and Twitter, and she studied math at MIT. Diyang likes to knit, puzzle, and read. Follow her on Twitter at @dydt.

Alissa Briggs (Head of Design, PlanGrid)Alissa Briggs
Alissa is Head of Design at PlanGrid, the #1 construction collaboration mobile app. She previously led the design team at Brigade, the world’s first network for voters. She was a Senior Design Manager at Intuit where she helped to improve the financial lives of small business owners. She’s spoken at SXSW, Enterprise UX, UXPA, and Grace Hopper conferences and has been featured in top industry publications. Alissa holds advanced degrees in Human-Computer Interaction and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. In her free time, you can find her tweeting @alissadesigns, designing wearable electronics, and exploring the great outdoors.

Chelsey Tanaka (Product Manager, PlanGrid)Chelsey Tanaka
Chelsey is the product manager for the Enterprise team, which focuses on building products to help PlanGrid grow to 10x its current size. This includes everything from web payments to single sign-on to tools for customers to manage their users and licenses. Prior to PlanGrid, Chelsey led the development of web products for Opower, a SaaS software company that used behavioral science to get utility customers to use less energy. Before becoming a product manager, Chelsey consulted for non-profits with the Bridgespan Group and was a project manager for the job training nonprofit Year Up. She holds an MBA from Berkeley’s Haas School and a BA from Harvard University.

Event Tickets & Details

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on September 28, 2016 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.

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #123: Sponsored by Workday

15.09.2016 (9:42 am) – Filed under: Girl Geek Dinners ::

Workday Girl Geek Dinner 2016

Join Workday and Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in San Francisco for a Workday Girl Geek Dinner featuring lightening talks, networking, raffle prizes, dinner and drinks!

Join us for a fireside chat about technology, a tale of career transition and professional growth, and innovation in product. The talks will be followed by Q&A and more mixing and mingling. Bring your resume for raffle prizes.

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest organizations.

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Event Hashtag: #wdaygirlgeekdinner

Workday Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

5:30pm – 6:30pm: Check in, Networking, Food & Drinks
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Lightening Talks, Fireside Chat and Q&A
7:30pm – 8:30pm: Networking, Food & Drinks, and Raffle Prizes

Workday Girl Geek Speakers

Jacqueline Brown (Director of Financials Quality Assurance, Workday)Jacqueline Brown
Jacqueline is a Director of Financials Quality Assurance at Workday, where she leads a team of Quality Engineers. She and her team are responsible for the planned and systematic set of activities that ensure delivery of quality software code with reduced risks and few defects. Jacqueline started her career in corporate finance and accounting and after many years working for some major corporations, transitioned to QA. As a Quality Engineer, she found it rewarding to test and provide a “user” perspective to product design and usability. As a leader, a role she finds even more rewarding, Jacqueline provides continuous support, coaching and mentorship, while balancing anatomy and managing. She takes tremendous pride in the accomplishments and successes of her teams and the individuals. Jacqueline is a native of Washington DC. After high school, she moved to California and several years later she earned her Master’s at the University of San Francisco while working full time and raising a young son. When she’s not working, Jacqueline enjoys all things related to health and fitness. She loves shopping, dancing, reading, traveling and spending time with her husband of 20 years.

Erin Yang (VP Tech Product Management, Workday)Erin Yang
Erin leads up the Technology Product Management team at Workday, where she works on defining the technology roadmap based on strategic, customer, and technology priorities. This includes everything from analytics and security down to data center infrastructure. Prior to Workday, Erin worked as a consultant at the Accenture Technology Labs and as a marketing and analytics engineer at Circle of Moms. She originally graduated from Stanford University with a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering. Follow her on Twitter at @erinhyang.

Catherine Renwick (VP Platform Engineering, Workday)Catherine Renwick
Catherine is the VP of Platform Engineering at Workday and has been at Workday 8 years. She manages a number of teams providing services that virtualize, deploy, monitor, secure and test Workdays application. Prior to that, she worked in Workdays Dublin office with a team specializing in building the middleware and grid systems that supports Workdays application. Originally from Ireland, Catherine holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from Trinity College Dublin.

Madhu Venkatesh (Senior Principal Engineer, Workday)Madhu Venkatesh
Madhu works on integrating new server technologies into the Workday stack as a software architect in Experience Technology and Design at Workday. Currently, she leads a team bringing video into the platform for Workday’s Learning product. She graduated from the University of Delhi with a CS degree and then went on to get her MBA from Saint Mary’s School Of Business. When she is not on her computer, Madhu enjoys cooking, hiking with her family, and training for her first triathlon.

Event Tickets & Details

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on September 15, 2016 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.

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #122: Sponsored by Khan Academy

30.08.2016 (6:28 pm) – Filed under: Girl Geek Dinners ::

Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner 2016

Join Khan Academy & Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners on Thursday, September 15 in Mountain View, California for a Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner!

Khan Academy’s mission is to provide a free world class education to anyone, anywhere. Join us for a cross-functional panel of women working towards this mission across engineering, design, and product management as they share about their path, current work, and the unique challenges they’ve faced as women in tech. Dinner and refreshments will be provided, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

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Event Hashtag: #KhanAcademyGirlGeekDinner

Khan Academy Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

5:00pm – 5:45pm: Registration and Networking
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Dinner
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Networking

Khan Academy Girl Geek Panelists

Ruth Mesfun (Program Associate, Khan Academy)Ruth Mesfun
While teaching computer science at Excellence Girls Charter School in New York City, Ruth Mesfun realized there wasn’t an easy resource her students can go to find People of Color in the Tech Industry. She the co-founded POCIT, and organization that amplifies the voice of the underrepresented in tech. Now, she is the Program Associate in the Adoption Team where she strategizes and helps creates programs and initiatives to implement Khan Academy into all classrooms.

Amy Skerry (Software Engineer, Khan Academy)Amy Skerry
As a Software Engineer at Khan Academy, Amy works across the stack to build free, personalized learning products that reach millions of students around the world. Before joining KA, Amy was working on her PhD at Harvard, using functional neuroimaging to study the neural systems underlying human social and emotional cognition. When she’s not playing on her computer, Amy enjoys rock climbing and mountains.

Anju Khetan (Product Manager, Khan Academy)Anju Khetan
Anju is a Product Manager at Khan Academy, where she works on bringing free, high-quality SAT and Test Prep material to all students, anywhere. Prior to Khan Academy, Anju worked as a consultant with McKinsey’s Business Technology Office and as an engineer on the Microsoft Outlook Team. She originally graduated from the University of Michigan with a CS degree and then went on to get her MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Outside of Khan Academy, Anju likes experimenting with vegetarian cooking, reading anything she can get her hands on and Bollywood dancing!

Elizabeth Lin (Product Designer, Khan Academy)Elizabeth Lin
Elizabeth is a product designer working to bring Khan Academy into classrooms. She recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in computer science, and previously interned at LinkedIn and Sprig. Outside of design, she spends her time watching fashion shows on YouTube and playing classical sax.

Natalie Rothfels (Product Manager, Khan Academy) – moderatorNatalie Rothfels
Natalie is a Product Manager at Khan Academy, where she works on expanding our content and products to learners outside of the US. She has worked on several initiatives to reach more learners, from scaling content into more than 10 languages to reducing barriers to accessing Khan Academy on mobile devices to empowering partners around the globe with tools to build and distribute locally relevant content. Before working at Khan Academy, Natalie was a Fulbright Scholar in Turkey, worked in public radio, had a brief stint in mobile payments, and graduated from the University of Chicago.

Event Tickets & Details

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on August 31, 2016 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.

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #121: Sponsored by Optimizely

10.08.2016 (12:44 am) – Filed under: Girl Geek Dinners ::

Optimizely Girl Geek Dinner 2016

Come have dinner, drinks, and lively discussions with Girl Geeks from Optimizely!

Optimizely’s Chief Customer Officer, Linda Crawford, will share her inspiring stories about how she become a C-level mover and shaker. Get involved in the conversation following Linda’s talk with our breakout discussion groups. Each group will be hosted by an Optimizely Geek and discussion topics will range from how women can empower each other to mentors to gender stereotypes.

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Event Hashtag: #OptimizelyGirlGeekDinner

Optimizely Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

5:30pm – 6:30pm: Registration, Food, & Networking
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Introduction to Optimizely & ​Discussion Groups
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Networking

Optimizely Girl Geek Speaker

Linda Crawford (Chief Customer Officer, Optimizely)Linda Crawford
Linda is a visionary leader who has inspired her teams to drive innovation and customer success. Linda is currently the Chief Customer Officer at Optimizely. She leads Marketing, Sales and Customer Success at the company empowering the world to turn data into action. Data is important in almost everything in life and Optimizely allows companies to make better data-driven decisions and ultimately become smarter, faster and more successful. Prior to joining Optimizely, Linda served in several executive positions at salesforce.com, most recently as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Sales Cloud. The Sales Cloud is the trusted sales application for more than 100,000 companies around the world. She was responsible for customer growth, customer retention, product development and product vision. Additionally, Linda held several executive positions at Rivermine and Siebel Systems. Linda is currently on the Board of Directors of Demandware, the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions.

Optimizely Discussion Leaders

Dan Siroker (CEO & Co-Founder, Optimizely)Dan Siroker
Dan is the co-founder and CEO of Optimizely. The original inspiration for Optimizely came from Dan’s experience as the director of analytics on the 2008 Obama campaign. Optimizely is the product he wishes he had in 2008 to make it easy for anyone to do A/B testing. Four years later, Optimizely is the world’s leading optimization platform, providing A/B testing, multivariate testing, and personalization for websites and mobile applications. Formerly, Dan was a product manager at Google and studied computer science at Stanford.

Pete Koomen (CTO & Co-Founder, Optimizely)Pete Koomen
Pete is the co-founder and CTO of Optimizely, the world’s leading experience optimization platform providing A/B testing, targeting, and optimization for websites and mobile apps. Before co-founding Optimizely with CEO Dan Siroker, Pete spent three years as a product manager at Google, where he helped launch and grow Google App Engine. Pete holds a M.S. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Erin Flynn (Chief People Officer, Optimizely)Erin Flynn
Erin is the Chief People Officer at Optimizely. Previously, Erin spent nearly a decade at Salesforce, where she was a SVP leading various orgs including Recruiting, Total Rewards, Talent Development and Global Employee Success (human resources). She also led the effort to make Salesforce one of the world’s most social, mobile, and open corporate cultures. As a result, Salesforce was ranked among Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” from 2009 thru 2014. Before joining Salesforce in 2004 as VP of Recruiting, Erin was Director of Executive & Corporate Recruiting at PeopleSoft. Prior to that, she led recruiting efforts for the Silicon Valley arm of Idealab. Earlier in her career, Erin worked as an executive search consultant. Erin received a B.A. in literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Amanda Swan (Product Manager, Optimizely)Amanda Swan
Amanda is the website product manager at Optimizely. Previously, she was the Community Manager at Optimizely. Prior to that, she was a Technical Support Manager at Optimizely. Amanda is a proud graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and will jump at any chance to enjoy a Firestone tri-tip sandwich.

Haley Bash (Software Engineer, Optimizely)Haley Bash
Haley is a Software Engineer at Optimizely. Prior to Optimizely, she worked in investment banking. She holds an M.B.A. from University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Heather Watkins (Director of Marketing, Optimizely)Heather Watkins
Heather is a Director of Marketing at Optimizely. Previously she ran Customer Marketing at Marketo. Heather is also a proud graduate of Arizona State University and also helps run the Nor Cal Alumni chapter, Go Devils!

Jessica Chong (Software Engineer, Optimizely)Jessica Chong
Jessica is a Software Engineer at Optimizely. She has been making websites since 1999. Prior to working at Optimizely, she was a creative professional. She studied geography for her undergraduate degree but knew she would not be able to get a job with her major. She realized she could turn her middle school hobby of making websites into a career and pursued that. These days, Jessica does a lot of writing, editing, designing, frontend dev, and A/B testing.

Johanna Goergen (Software Engineer, Optimizely)Johanna Goergen
Johanna is a Software Engineer at Optimizely. Prior to working at Optimizely, she worked as a summer research scholar at her college in the web application testing lab, and conducted research with the Systems Group at University of Chicago. She holds a B.s. in Mathematics and Computer SCience from Washington & Lee University.

Kate Nichol (Customer Success Program Manager, Optimizely)Kate Nichol
Kate is the Customer Success Program Manager at Optimizely. She manages a team of Customer Success Managers who are focused on supporting and enabling our clients through their testing journey. Prior to that, she was a Customer Success Manager Optimizely, where she started the Mid-Market Customer Success team focused on building systems and processes to facilitate managing a large number of clients. Kate holds a Bachelor’s in Commerce from Queen’s University.

Kristin Brey (Director of Sales Development, Optimizely)Kristin Brey
Kristin is Director of Sales Development at Optimizely. Prior to that, she was a Market Development Manager at Optimizely. She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies – International Women’s Health from the University of California at Berkeley.

Lyndsey Williams (Senior Technical Support Engineer, Optimizely)Lyndsey Williams
Lyndsey is a Senior Technical Support Engineer at Optimizely. She is a full stack web developer with a strong background in urban bilingual education and a passion for back-end development and testing. She holds a M.A. in Urban Elementary Education from Mercy College and a B.S. in Political Science and Government from Vassar College.

Roz Greenfield (Head of Global Customer Experience Enablement & Training, Optimizely)Roz Greenfield
Roz is Head of Global Customer Experience Enablement & Training at Optimizely. Prior to Optimizely, she worked at Cisco in Sales Enablement & Instructional Design with Global Sales Academy. She graduated from University of Maryland College Park.

Taylor Starr (Account Executive, Optimizely)Taylor Starr
Taylor is an Account Executive at Optimizely. Prior to that, she worked in Enterprise Market Development at Optimizely. She started as a Sales Development Representative at Optimizely. Taylor holds a B.A. in Journalism, Politics, Psychology from New York University.

Wintha Kelati (Marketing Automation Manager, Optimizely)Wintha Kelati
Wintha is a Marketing Automation Manager at Optimizely. Prior to that, she led Customer Retention & Analytics at Box. She holds a B.A. in History and Science from Harvard University.

Brigitte Donner (VP Product Marketing, Optimizely)Brigitte Donner
Brigitte is the VP Product Marketing at Optimizely. Prior to Optimizely, she was VP Marketing at Campaign Monitor. Prior to that, she held leadership roles at Salesforce.com. Brigitte holds an M.B.A. from University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business, and an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

Jame Ervin (Marketing Operations, Optimizely)Jame Ervin
Jame is in Marketing Operations at Optimizely. She is interested in helping organizations use technology to improve their business, especially for marketing, sales and customer support professionals. In her career, Jame impacted technology implementation for improved efficiency, capturing better metrics and increasing revenue. Prior to Optimizely, Jame was a Product Marketing Manager for StoneFly. She started at Dynamic Network Factory in 2004 as an account executive, later growing to sales engineer. Prior to that, she worked for Apple (then Apple Computer) as an Apple Solution Consultant. Jame holds a degree in American Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.

Jennifer Lin (Engineering Manager, Optimizely)Jennifer Lin
Jennifer is an Engineering Manager at Optimizely. She is the hiring manager for front end, full stack, web client, and all intern positions. Prior to Optimizely, she was a member of the technical staff at Wonder Workshop (formerly Play-i). Prior to that, she was Director of Robot Alchemy at Scribd. Jennifer holds a B.S. in Computer Science with minors in Mathematical Sciences, Political Science and Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.

Neha Singla (Engineering Manager, Optimizely)Neha Singla
Neha is an Engineering Manager at Optimizely. She started as a Software Engineer at Optimizely for three years before being promoted to engineering management. Prior to Optimizely, Neha was a Software Development Engineer at Microsoft in Redmond, where she authored a Reporting SDK that bypasses the SQL Reporting Server (SRS). Neha holds a Master’s in IT from Scuola Superiore ‘Sant’ Anna’ di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento, and a B.E. in Computer Engineering from Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Technology, University of Mumbai.

Event Tickets & Details

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on August 10, 2016 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.