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Prior to working with Accompani, Chang led Google’s Advertiser Measurement & Reporting efforts. Under her direction, Google Analytics grew from one percent to over 70 percent of Alexa Top 1 Million sites worldwide. In her current role with Accompani she’s building an intelligent relationship manager that will help track our contacts via email, social channels, and ultimately improve our relationships. Just last fall the company secured a $15 million Series B funding round. She’s incredibly passionate about helping others in the tech industry succeed.
Invented much of modern computer science, created TeX which most technical textbooks and papers and problem sets are written with, and wrote The Art of Computer Programming which is probably the most comprehensive work on computer programming ever. He's a Stanford professor.
After being featured as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 candidates and spending time in residence at the Fogarty Institute for Innovation, Becker cofounded InPress. Her company is developing a simple device that’s intended to quickly and effectively stop postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), the leading cause of maternal death, globally. The early results of the company’s clinical trial have been 100 percent successful and they’ve closed $1.5 million in seed funding.
Anderson is in the business of building new things, which some say makes her emblematic of the next generation of women in tech. At Activate, she develops and builds business growth programs for media, entertainment, and tech companies like Playboy Enterprises, Conde Nast, and Dr. Oz. Her career to date has helped illustrate the impact talented women can have when leading companies and initiatives.
Crosslink Capital welcomed Contro to the team in 2013 where she now evaluates investment opportunities for the firm. She received her BS in Accounting from Lehigh University before pursuing an MS degree at the University of Michigan. Contro used to call the Big Apple home during her tenure as a consultant at Ernst and Young, but Silicon Valley was too exciting to pass up.
Google Senior VP of Cloud. In 2016, Diane Greene took her strategy for Google's growing cloud business to the next level. Between hiring away artificial intelligence experts from Snapchat and snapping up Apigee for $625 million, Greene showed that Google is willing to spend as it accelerates its play to overtake Microsoft and Amazon in the cloud wars. With big companies like PayPal apparently in talks with Google to move some or all of their infrastructure to the Google Cloud, it looks like Greene's big bets stand to pay off. Under her leadership, Google is slowly but surely becoming a force in enterprise IT.
Tilenius has spent a large portion of her career in the payments and commerce business at Google, eBay, and PayPal, but these days she’s getting back to her roots. Vida is her latest venture, a mobile, personal health coach that she began working on during her tenure as the EIR at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. To date Tilenius has led Vida to raise $5 million in their first funding round.
Sara is currently the Client Engineering Lead at Periscope. Previously, she worked on Twitter for Android, and she led the engineering teams for Vine and Secret. She earned her B.S. in Software Engineering and Cognitive Science at the University of Waterloo.
Niniane is CEO and Founder of Evertoon. Previously, she was the CTO at Minted and has spent 15 years leading engineering teams at Google and Microsoft, on Desktop Search (won a Google Founder’s Award), Gmail, Google Lively, and Microsoft Flight Simulator. Niniane is an inventor on 33 patents in various stages of filing. Niniane holds a M.S. in CS from the University of Washington and a B.S. in CS from Caltech.
Sankar was one of the only women in her village to ever attend college, and just one of only three female engineering students in her class at the India Institute of Technology – Kanpur. But it didn’t stop her from founding Piazza, a social learning and recruiting platform for students. It was built to change how companies engage with and hire future technical employees. They also announced last summer that they would be starting the Piazza Careers for Women effort tto bring more women into STEM fields while also tackling diversity issues in companies.
Erin is currently Director of Product at Yahoo, where she is responsible for the new user experience product development and management. Previously, she worked as a Product Manager at Path and Twitter focusing on user growth, product strategy and analytics. Earlier in her career, Erin worked as an engineer and product manager at Morgan Stanley. Erin holds a B.S.E. in computer engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from Harvard.
NYU Law Grad. "Moumita Rahman was an extremely valuable and helpful asset to me during my immigration process. She was very knowledgeable and always returned my emails in a timely fashion with detailed answers to all of my questions. She was able to guide me through the process with ease and confidence. I was impressed with her from day 1 and felt comfortable trusting her with my legal issues. I would recommend Moumita Rahman to anybody!"
I've always been one of those people that is skeptical of the value a real estate agent brings, but Casey and Tyler helped us with ideas for staging, got us featured in a weekly 'homes to check out' ad (which brought tons of people to our open house) and met the assessor at the house to make sure it would appraise at a good value. Not to mention that the photographer he works with does fantastic work. I was very impressed.
Lau’s passion is building systems that improve people’s lives. Her background in machine learning enables her to understand what roboticists are saying, while her expertise in human-computer interaction drives her to understand people’s needs and build user-focused systems that address those needs. Her goal at Savioke is to guide the development of robots that will revolutionize the service industry. Dr. Lau holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Washington.
Since starting inDinero in 2010 Mah has grown her company from zero to multi-million dollar revenues. To date she has over 75 full-time employees and has been featured on Forbes 30 Under 30. Before founding her company though, which has raised $8 million in total funding, Mah left high school at the age of 15 for Simon’s Rock Early College. Outside of her business she enjoys piloting single engine planes, mentoring first-time entrepreneurs, and she’s a member of Young Presidents’ Organization.
Erin is the former CTO of Citrus Lane and previously served as Senior Director of Engineering at SurveyMonkey, Principal Software Engineer at LinkedIn and Principal Software Architect at Cast Iron Systems. She earned her B.S. in CS at Stanford University.
Broome and her cofounder launched their crowdfunding platform for the homeless to prove that the tech industry can, should, and does in fact care about homeless people. Her direct donation system for homeless people and neighbors in need lets people donate to a specific person via their web profile and SMS messaging. HandUp and Broome have been featured on CNN and Bloomberg News, and they were named Fast Company’s Most Innovative Startup of the Day.
Currently, Gloria is the Product Lead at Stripe. Prior to that, she was the Head of Product at Flipboard where she helped grow the product from 0 to more than 100M users and directed a team of 80+ people. Before that, Gloria was the Head of iPod/iPhone New Tech Group at Apple. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford.
Sampat isn’t your typical tech CEO; she leads a team of web developers but has no technical training herself. Rather, her background is in tech PR and she has degrees in French and mass communications. This unusual background is the secret sauce to her success though. Sampat has built teams with diverse and complementary skill sets, and she’s not afraid to expose areas she’s less knowledgeable in. That mentality led her to be named one of San Francisco’s Business Times 40 Under 40.
Led Android brand campaign "Be Together. Not the Same", the launch of Chromecast, the "For Everyone" integrated campaign for Chrome and Chromebooks, online and retail launches of Chromebooks, and the "Gone Google" awareness campaign for Google Apps.
Chen graduated from UCLA, but instead of heading directly into technology related fields she started the popular food truck business Nom Nom. However, Chien decided that the food truck business didn’t compare with the technology world, and she began her own startup. The transition was tough, but she came up with the idea for Fosubo when she couldn’t attribute any Yelp reviews about Nom Nom to any specific interactions or employees. She realizes there are fewer women in tech than men, but at the end of the day Chien feels like the support in the industry can help underrepresented demographics succeed.
Morin’s startup is an online platform that provides tools to teach, inspire, and enable creativity among women and girls. Many have taken to calling her the Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley, and she regularly appears on the TODAY Show as a DIY and lifestyle contributor. To date she’s raised $6.3 million for Brit+Co and partnered with like-minded brands including Target, 3M, Home Depot, and Velcro.
Currently the VP of Product at Slack and Founding Partner of #Angels Investing Group. Prior to that, she spent 5 years in various roles at Twitter, spending 3 years as the Director of Product and 2 years as Senior Partner Technology Manager at Google. Earlier in her career, she interned at Apple and 3M, and held product and engineering roles at Deloitte, Intel, Travelocity, and WeatherBill. April has a B.B.A. in Management Info Systems/Business from the Uni. of Texas and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.
Aldag came out of Stanford with a BA in Economics and hit the ground running. She founded Higgle to be the first social commerce marketplace that offers dynamic pricing and negotiations built to serve both buyers and merchants. But before starting the company she worked in finance in the Technology M&A group of Credit Suisse, a technology hedge fund, and has led strategy projects for software and internet companies.
Neha is co-founder and CTO at Confluent. She is also the co-creator of Apache Kafka and serves as a PMC member and committer for the project. Previously, she spent 4 years in various engineering and leadership positions at LinkedIn and an engineering role at Oracle. She holds a Masters in CS from Georgia Tech.
I can't recommend Alicia Shope highly enough! She does her research like crazy and you can see from her reviews here http://www.zillow.com/profile/AliciaShope/#reviews that clients have been thrilled with her services, both on the buying and selling side.
Most recently, Sarah was the SVP of Product at Vantiv. Before that, she held senior executive roles at Johnson & Johnson, Hewlett-Packard, and Expedia, Baby Center. Earlier in her career, she was the VP of Operations at Mulberry Neckwear, the designer and manufacturer of the J. Garcia Art Ties. Sarah holds a B.A. in Cognitive Science from Brown University.
Shalini is currently the Director and Global Head of Technical Solutions at Youtube. Previously she was Product Manager for GoogleTV and Google Adwords and was also technical director at Pixar Animation, where she delivered the technology behind Toy Story and A Bug’s Life. She has a B.S in CS from I.I.T., Bombay and a M.S. in CS from Pennsylvania State University.
Salesforce expert. I helped design and build core modules of Force.com including: * The metadata layer and data dictionary * The scalable relational database design and upgrade process * The row-level sharing model * The multi-tenant custom schema system * The multi-tenant query optimizer and custom indexes * The web service Api and query language * The Apex stored procedure and transactional logic layer * The AppExchange packaging and installation system * The analytics and large data volume initiatives.
Her investment interest at Floodgate include innovations in ecommerce, radical science, and big data. Miura-Ko was a board member at TaskRabbit and Lyft in addition to sitting on the board at Refinery29, Modcloth, and Nirvana Energy Systems. Outside of Floodgate she lectures in the School of Engineering at Stanford, where she got her PhD on mathematical modeling of computer security.
Gina is currently the Director of Engineering at Postlight. Previously, she was the founder and creator of Makerbase and ThinkUp. She is also the creator of Todo.txt and Narrow the Gapp. She was the founding editor of Lifehacker and wrote the best-selling book, Lifehacker, now in its 3rd edition. She holds a M.S in CIS from Brooklyn College and a B.A. in Creative Writing from Marist College.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO. In her day job, Meg Whitman is the leader of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, one of the largest IT companies in the world, next to the consolidated Dell/EMC entity — a competitor of whom she's highly critical. In 2016, though, Whitman got just as much notice for her politics. Whitman, a long-time Republican, crossed party lines this year to pledge her support to Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. At one point, she compared Donald Trump to dictators like Mussolini and Hitler, though more recently, she called for unity under his new administration.
Sarah is currently a Partner at Greylock, where she primarily invests in consumer businesses and the consumerization of IT. Previously, Sarah was an early employee at Pinterest, holding different roles before becoming their founding Product Manager for search and discovery. Before that, she was a VP at Bessemer Ventures. Sarah got her B.S. in Philosophy from Harvard.