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Girl Geek X Looker Dinner – June 7th in San Francisco

Girl Geek X Looker Dinner

Join Looker and Girl Geek X for an evening of insight and discussion with the innovative women of Looker at a Girl Geek X Dinner on Thursday, June 7th from 5pm to 8pm in Looker’s SF office!

Enjoy food, drinks and networking and learn about Looker (product, company, culture and leaders) and meet Lookers across the company’s Engineering, Product, Analytics, UX and the Executive team! Get your ticket now for Girl Geek X Dinner!

Agenda:

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Check-in, Food & Drinks, Networking!
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Welcome & Looker Girl Geeks Speaking – Talk Topics Below
7:00pm – 8:00pm: More Food & Drinks!

About Looker:

Looker is a complete data platform that offers data analytics and business insights to every department, and easily integrates into applications to deliver data directly into the decision-making process. Looker is powering data-driven cultures at more than 1300 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, IBM, Spotify, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter. Looker is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boulder, London and Dublin, Ireland.

Looker Girl Geek Speaker Bios:

Jen GrantJen Grant, Chief Marketing Officer, Looker
Jen is the Chief Marketing Officer at Looker. Jen spent almost two decades building powerhouse brands from the ground-up. As the first executive marketing hire at Box, she oversaw its growth from a small “consumer back-up” start-up to an industry-leading enterprise content collaboration company used by the majority of the Fortune 500. After Box, she spent a few years advising Homebrew’s portfolio, on the board of directors of nonprofit K-12 Team, and led the rebranding of Elastic as CMO. Prior to Box, Jen spent 4 years at Google leading the Google Apps EDU, Gmail and Book Search marketing teams. Jen has spent the last 10 years sitting on executive teams and even in the face of the most aggressive of colleagues she has continued to be successful growing companies from 10m to 100m.

Talk Topic: Jen will share her own personal rallying cry for how to get past all of the labels and win together.

Tricia TimmTricia Timm, General Counsel, Looker
Tricia is currently the General Counsel at Looker. Tricia was formerly the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at SugarCRM and prior to that served as General Counsel for software maker Borland. She was previously corporate counsel at Vantive Corporation, one of the original providers of CRM solutions. Tricia began her career at Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison LLP, where she specialized in initial public offerings, private financings, mergers and acquisitions, and public company representation. Tricia graduated Cum Laude from the Santa Clara University School of Law. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Katherine and George Alexander Community Law Center and is a mentor at the Entrepreneur’s Law Clinic at the Santa Clara School of Law. She has been a champion for gender and ethnic diversity in the workplace and is passionate about building cultures of inclusion.

Talk Topic: Tricia will be sharing her thoughts on being your authentic self at work and how to battle and overcome feelings of imposter syndrome.

Chelsea BrownChelsea Brown, UX Researcher, Looker
Chelsea leads UX Research at Looker. After growing a mobile ticketing app user experience for almost four years in downtown San Francisco from 4 employees to 100+ person company, she joined Looker to bridge user understanding across departments through UX methods at the 400 person company. At Looker, Chelsea works with the Head of Design to conduct generative and evaluative research studies in order to inform and educate accurate user understanding across teams. She holds a degree from UC Berkeley in Media, Marketing & Entertainment Management, and lives in Santa Cruz after relocating from the Outer Sunset in San Francisco.

Talk Topic: Chelsea will be talking about her journey to becoming a UX Researcher, and the lessons that she has learned about growing user experiences along the way. She will talk about how companies of any size can leverage UX research to fuel user understanding across departments and teams.

Claire HoughSondra Orozco, Senior Product Manager, Looker
Sondra is a senior product manager at Looker, working with the Administration engineering team to build a great user experience for admin users of Looker. Sondra started her career as a data analyst, but after spending a few years running her own company, discovered her passion for building great products. She’s been a product manager since then. She graduated from MIT with a BS in Management Science and currently lives by the beach in Santa Cruz with her husband, Jeremy.

Talk Topic: Sondra will be talking about her journey from Data Analyst to Product Manager, and lessons she’s learned about data along the way.

Anika SwensonAnika Swenson, Sales Engineering Manager, Looker
Anika leads a team of Sales Engineers at Looker. After helping start the support team (known as the Department of Customer Love), she joined sales engineering, where she and her team run product demonstrations and proofs of concept to help Looker customers get value and insights from their data. She holds a degree from UC Santa Barbara in Biopsychology, and lives in San Francisco with her husband and new puppy.

Anicia SantosAnicia Santos, Sales Engineering Lead, Looker
Anicia joined Looker as a data analyst and emerged a Sales Engineer. When she’s not helping prospective customers build the data model of their dreams during trials, she mentors sales engineers that have just joined the team. She has a degree from University of Colorado at Boulder in a field that is mostly irrelevant to her current work. She enjoys cooking and being gay in her spare time.

Anika and Anicia will be sharing their thoughts on Leading by Example with Data in your Organization. Data has changed how we process and make everyday decisions. But getting to that state of using data for actionable insights requires more than just technical skills. Learn tips and tricks on how to use data to be a driver for change and instill a data culture within your organization.

AlisaAlisa Tatarinova, Software Engineer, Looker
Alisa is a software engineer at Looker with a love for all things front-end. After graduating from UC Davis with a degree in biology, she decided to pivot her career path and joined Looker as an engineering intern in 2015, later transitioning to full-time. Her current focus is making sure that Looker’s users have the best possible experience navigating the product, finding important content and information that matters to them. When not working, she’s either chasing her sassy French Bulldog or attempting to follow a new recipe.

Joyce LaceyJoyce Lacey, Software Engineer, Looker
Joyce is a full-stack software engineer at Looker. She a part of the Administration team where she has worked on helping Looker become SOC 2 and GDPR compliant as well as working on several internal tools including the License server. During her career, she has worked on a range of different products including a desktop currency trading application, an iPad app for PDF markup and editing and an ERP system for rockets. She holds a degree in Computer Science from USC and lives in Berkeley with her two dogs, Moxy and Zeb.

Lindsey MeyerLindsey Meyer, Software Engineer, Looker
Lindsey is a full-stack software engineer at Looker. After starting as an early member of the support team (known as the Department of Customer Love), she joined the engineering team in 2016. She has worked on projects across the product, including dynamically generating SQL, streaming large amounts of data, and improving data visualizations. She holds a degree from Pomona College in Neuroscience and lives in Santa Cruz with her growing collection of plants.

Alisa, Joyce, & Lindsey will lead a panel discussion around the different paths that brought them to being female engineers at Looker and what it’s like to work at Looker in Engineering.

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Girl Geek X SquareTrade Dinner – June 27th in San Francisco

Girl Geek X SquareTrade Dinner

Join the Women in Leadership team at SquareTrade for an evening of food, drinks, networking, and thought-provoking panel discussion featuring Bay Area female leaders on Wednesday, June 27 for a Girl Geek X Dinner in downtown San Francisco!

Hear about the unique challenges these remarkable panelists faced as they forged their career paths, and the tools and skillsets they’d recommend to women hoping to grow into their own leadership roles. Get your ticket now for Girl Geek X Dinner!

Agenda:

5:30pm – 6:00pm: Networking, Food & Drinks
6:00pm – 7:30pm: Welcome & Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Networking & Raffle Drawing

Girl Geek Panelist Bios:

Lisa Q. FettermanLisa Q. Fetterman, CEO & Founder, Nomiku
Lisa is the founder and CEO of Nomiku, the first home sous vide immersion circulator machine on the market. Lisa has been featured in Wired, MAKE, and Forbes, and was named on Forbes, Inc, and Zagat Survey’s 30 Under 30 lists for her pioneering work in the food space. Lisa has worked at some of the top restaurants in the country including Babbo and Jean-Georges in New York and Saison in San Francisco. She lives in San Francisco where she and her husband-cofounder have brought manufacturing back to the states with their latest WiFi/RFID Nomiku sous vide smart cookers. Additionally, their new Nomiku Sous Chef Meals program ships food directly to your door, and works seamlessly with their third generation model that's manufactured in San Francisco.

Staci SlaughterStaci Slaughter, EVP, Communications & Senior Advisor to the CEO, San Francisco Giants
Staci serves as Executive Vice President, Communications and Senior Advisor to the CEO for the San Francisco Giants, one of the nation’s premier sports and entertainment franchises. Staci joined the team in 1996 and oversees brand image, messaging, media relations, communications strategy and crisis management. Staci is also responsible for the Giants’ charitable endeavors. Under her leadership, the Giants were named the 2016 Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year by ESPN. She is involved in all aspects of the organization’s operations, including baseball operations, customer acquisition and retention, media and broadcasting, consumer marketing and content development on traditional and digital media channels and real estate development. Staci played an instrumental role in the construction and development of AT&T Park. As senior advisor to the CEO, she serves as the chief of staff to Giants CEO Larry Baer, advising him on organizational management, baseball and business operations and communications strategy. In 2012, Staci received Major League Baseball’s Robert O. Fishel Award for ethics, professionalism and humanitarianism and was named a Sports Business Journal Game Changer. In 2017, she received a Most Influential Women in Business award from the SF Business Times and was named a Sports Business Journal Power Player.

Margaret ReevesMargaret Reeves, VP of Product, SquareTrade
Margaret leads the product management team responsible for
Squaretrade’s service platform. The team aims to build intuitive user experiences that make complex logistics processes seem
easy. Prior to joining Squaretrade, Margaret worked in product management at Snapfish and in various international and billing operations roles at eBay. Margaret holds an undergraduate degree in Modern History from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, and a masters degree in Architectural History from the University of Virginia.

Claire HoughClaire Hough, VP of Engineering, Udemy
Claire leads all of Udemy’s engineering functions for the company’s geographically distributed team. Prior to joining Udemy, she held senior executive positions at Citrus Lane, NexTag, Napster, and Netscape. Claire has spearheaded the delivery of innovative software platforms, infrastructure middleware, tools and applications, and has a proven track record of building and growing strong, global teams focused on innovation, quality, and customer care. Claire received her BS in industrial engineering and operations research as well as her MS in operations research from the University of California, Berkeley.

Nupur SrivastavaNupur Srivastava, VP of Product, Grand Rounds
Nupur is responsible for product at Grand Rounds, leading a team of product managers, designers and growth marketers. She and her team are responsible for delivering end-to-end solutions that deliver improved health outcomes for members. Prior to Grand Rounds, Nupur was Head of Product for AliveCor, a leader in FDA-cleared ECG technology for mobile devices. Before AliveCor she held product positions in Cisco’s telemedicine group as well as DRev, a product development company focused on affordable health technologies. Nupur earned her MBA from Stanford, where she gained deep experience in design thinking from the Stanford Institute of Design. She also has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Bonnie ShuBonnie Shu, Product Compliance Manager, Harbor
Bonnie is currently Product Compliance Manager at Harbor, an online compliance platform for tokenizing private securities. She is responsible for working cross-functionally to ensure that the
product meets the applicable regulatory requirements. Prior to coming to Harbor, she was a Senior Product Manager at Zenefits, where she and her team launched the new Zenefits Payroll product in 2015. In addition, she oversaw the Zenefits Payments system, which moved over a billion dollars annually, and led the Payroll Audits team, who were tasked with ensuring data quality and system accuracy. Before Zenefits, Bonnie was a practicing attorney in labor and employment law in Sacramento and has a J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law.

About SquareTrade:

SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers and offered by top retailers including Amazon, Costco, Staples, Sam’s Club and Target. We have more than 200,000 fans on Facebook, consistently win industry awards and have received tens of thousands of 5-star reviews. SquareTrade is profitable, growing 90% year on year, and attracted the largest insurer-tech acquisitions in 2017, with a $1.4 billion purchase price by Allstate.

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Girl Geek X Addepar Dinner – May 24th, 2018 in Mountain View

Girl Geek X Addepar Dinner

Join Addepar & Girl Geek X for an evening of insight & discussion with the women of Addepar!

Enjoy great food & drinks in Mountain View on Thursday, May 24th (5:45pm – 8:15pm) and meet fellow women in tech. This is an awesome opportunity to ask Addepar engineering & product team questions & learn about the company culture.

Agenda:

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Check-in, Dinner & Drinks, Networking!
6:45pm – 7:45pm: Welcome & Addepar Girl Geeks Give Talks!
7:00pm – 8:15pm: Open Networking & Demos!

Addepar Girl Geek Speaker Bios:

Estelle WeylEstelle Weyl, UI Architecture Lead
Estelle is an Open Web evangelist and a Lead UI Architect at Addepar. Estelle started her professional life in architecture and then managed teen health programs. In 2000, she took the natural step of becoming a web standardista. She has consulted for Kodak Gallery, SurveyMonkey, Samsung, Yahoo, Visa, and Apple, among others. Estelle is the author of Mobile HTML5, Transitions & Animations in CSS, and Flexible Boxes in CSS, as well as the co-author of Web Performance Daybook, HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World, and CSS: The Definitive Guide. While not coding, Estelle works in construction, de-hippifying her 1960s throwback abode.

Estelle will talk about her ideas for patching the recruiting pipeline.

Caroline O'MahonyCaroline O’Mahony, Chief of Staff
Caroline is the Chief of Staff to the CEO and the former lead of the Addepar Growth team. Before joining Addepar, Caroline was at Summit Rock Advisors, where she was a member of the Investment Committee and Vice President on the Investment Team. Prior to Summit Rock, she held various investment roles at Värde Partners, Merrill Lynch, and Deutsche Bank.

Caroline will give a keynote on achieving alignment between professional and personal goals.

Lydia BarnesLydia Barnes, UI Engineering
Lydia is a Senior UI Engineer on the front-end infrastructure team for product at Addepar. Originally from Georgia, Lydia worked in the web and product development industry in Atlanta for about 6 years before coming to the Bay Area to join the Addepar team. She is passionate about bridging the gap between design and engineering and is currently working on a component library system to make the design-to-development lifecycle easier for engineers. On the side, Lydia is also a costume designer and a semi-professional flautist.

Lydia will share tips for technical interviews in Silicon Valley.

Shonan VoraShonan Vora, Product Management Lead
Shonan is the Product Management Lead for the Addepar Data Platform. Prior to Addepar, she spent 10 years building financial services products at Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital in New York. She moved to the Bay Area to seek and provide new perspectives to the exciting area at the intersection of Finance and Technology.

Shonan will discuss her work building product at Addepar, disrupting the complex world of finance.

Zunu Mittal GuptaZunu Mittal Gupta, Engineering Lead
Zunu is a Software Engineering Manager leading the Data Engineering team at Addepar. Prior to Addepar, Zunu spent 8 years at the Hedge Fund, D.E.Shaw, and 2 years at a Fintech company called Calypso, leading teams that built financial software to incorporate complex mathematical risk models and portfolio management systems. Zunu joined Addepar in 2017 to have a wider reach for her efforts to improve the finance industry and to work with some of the best talent in the industry. When Zunu is not coding, she spends her time painting and jewelry designing.

Zunu will be sharing her journey in tech and finance.

About Addepar:

Addepar is reimagining the role of technology in one of the world’s largest and oldest industries—finance. Our team is building the financial operating system that delivers common sense and data-driven investing. We give asset owners and advisors a clearer financial picture at every level, all in one place.

Event Tickets & Details:

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Girl Geek X Intuitive Dinner – May 17th, 2018 in Sunnyvale

Girl Geek X Intuitive Dinner

You are invited to join us for a Girl Geek X & Intuitive Dinner on May 17 in at Intuitive headquarters in Sunnyvale to meet fellow girl geeks, and hear from a panel of Intuitive girl geeks about taking surgery beyond the limits of the human hand!

Don’t miss exclusive da Vinci Surgical System demos, giveaways, and networking over dinner and drinks. Get your ticket to dinner today!

Agenda:

5:30pm – 6:30pm: Registration, heavy appetizers, da Vinci Surgical System demos & networking!
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A with Intuitive Girl Geeks
7:30pm – 8:30pm: Dessert, da Vinci Surgical System demos & networking!

Intuitive Girl Geek Speaker Bios:

Maggie NixonMaggie Nixon, VP of Product Quality
Maggie is responsible for overseeing the design and manufacturing of Intuitive products to ensure safety and effectiveness. She leads all facets of quality engineering, quality assurance and quality control at Intuitive with teams located in the US and abroad. Maggie joined Intuitive 18 years ago as an Instrument Design Engineer. During her tenure, Maggie has held several design, engineering, and leadership positions across the organization and has contributed to multiple generations of system platform and instrument development. Maggie holds a bachelor’s degree in bio-mechanical engineering from Stanford University.

Maggie is a panelist at Intuitive Girl Geek X Dinner.

Katie ScovilleKatie Scoville, Director of Product Marketing
Katie has been at Intuitive for 7 years in various upstream and downstream product marketing roles. She supports the Services & Secondary Markets Business Unit positioning and driving our refurbished products. Prior to Intuitive, Katie worked as a Product Manager at Calypso Medical (since acquired by Varian Medical Systems). Her interest in Product Management & Marketing came out of her undergraduate research experience at Massachusetts General Hospital where she observed that placing more focus on the user could positively impact adoption of compelling medical technology. She studied Electrical Engineering at University of Washington (BSEE) and UC Davis (MS). Katie and her husband have two sons. She is a founding member of Intuitive’s WITy group.

Katie is a panelist at Intuitive Girl Geek X Dinner.

May LiuMay Liu, Principal Medical Research Scientist

May is a Principal Medical Research Scientist at Intuitive, where she explores novel approaches for training surgeons and surgical teams to use cutting-edge technologies like the da Vinci Surgical System. She joined Intuitive in 2010 to supervise validity research for the da Vinci Skills Simulator. Her research has since expanded into other areas of enhanced training technologies, such as the application of serious games, virtual and augmented reality, the Internet of Things, and machine learning to optimize surgeon and team performance. She earned her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, and has been an invited speaker at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality conference, and the Clinical Robotic Surgical Association annual meeting. Dr. Liu is driven by a fascination about how people do things, and her passion is to use this knowledge in service to the clinical community.

May is a panelist at Intuitive Girl Geek X Dinner.

Amy KerdokAmy Kerdok, Senior Manager of Clinical Development Engineering

Amy is a Senior Manager of Clinical Development Engineering at Intuitive. With over 11 years of experience in developing new products and understanding user needs worldwide, she has played a critical role in translating clinical problems into safe and effective surgical innovations in the areas of surgical instrumentation, vision, fluorescence imaging, surgical simulation, integrated table motion, and surgical robotic system platforms. With her varied background in research, medicine, and industry, Dr. Kerdok strives to lead her team of 14 engineers to make the “art of surgery” objective with every product they have the opportunity to influence. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a doctoral degree in engineering sciences from Harvard University as part of the Harvard/MIT Health Sciences and Technology Medical Engineering/Medical Physics program.

Amy is a panelist at Intuitive Girl Geek X Dinner.

Natalie BurkhardNatalie Burkhard, Stanford ME PhD Candidate

Natalie is a mechanical engineering Ph.D. student at Stanford University. Through a collaboration with Intuitive’s Advanced Product Development group, she leads and manages research on a thermal-based slip sensing approach to improve surgeons’ ability to maintain stable, atraumatic grasps on biological tissue. Her work involves finding innovative solutions to challenging sensing and robotics problems through smart product design. Prior projects include the design and implementation of a MRI-compatible haptic teleoperator and the development of a contact event detection method for an autonomous oil drilling robot. Natalie earned a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford and a B.E. from Dartmouth.

Natalie is a panelist at Intuitive Girl Geek X Dinner.

Stacey PorterStacey Porter, Director of Global Talent Development

Stacey brings 15+ years of leadership development and organizational learning experience in the technology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. In process of completing her PhD in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, and holding a Masters in Clinical Social Work, Stacey possesses a unique combination of practical business experience and management consulting skill with an academician’s domain knowledge and expertise. Stacey has held past leadership roles in talent development at Roche Pharmaceuticals and VMware, and is currently the Director of Global Talent Development at Intuitive. In this position, she works internally as an organizational design expert, architect of leadership & management development programs, and an executive coach.

Stacey is the moderator of the panel at Intuitive Girl Geek X Dinner.

About Intuitive:

Intuitive is a global leader in the field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. With its corporate headquarters located in Sunnyvale, California, Intuitive’s 4,600 employees serve customers throughout the globe, providing innovative technology across cardiac, thoracic, urology, gynecologic, colorectal, pediatric and general surgical disciplines. Intuitive’s da Vinci Surgical System features a magnified 3D HD vision system and tiny wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human hand. This technology enables surgeons to operate with enhanced vision, precision and control, and leave patients with minimal scarring.

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Girl Geek X Qualcomm Dinner – May 10th, 2018 in Santa Clara

Girl Geek X Qualcomm Dinner

Join Girl Geek X on Thursday, May 10 for an evening of talks, insightful conversation with Qualcomm women leaders!

Learn about all the cool stuff we are building at Qualcomm, and why Qualcomm is an exciting place to be. Come join us for dinner, drinks and of course, lots of fun in Santa Clara!

Agenda:

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Registration, Networking, Dinner and Demos
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Welcome, Keynote and Talks
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Panel and Q&A
8:00pm – 8:30pm: Open networking and Demos

QUalcomm Girl Geek Speaker Bios:

Deirdre O’SheaDeirdre O’Shea, Senior Director of Technology
Deirdre is Senior Director of Technology in Modem Wireless Group specializing in RF interfaces connectivity. She has been leading the Baseband/RF Architecture effort for multiple modems over the past 5 years at Qualcomm. Additionally, she specializes in radio interfacing and how these evolve to meet a variety of technical challenges with multimode modems. She also works closely with RF360 team on front end design and interfacing.
Deirdre will give the keynote on 5G applications and benefits at Qualcomm.

Rashmi KulkarniRashmi Kulkarni, Principal Engineer
Rashmi has over 20 years of experience in commination & embedded engineering field. For the past 8 years, she has lead the power & architecture efforts in the field of sensors technology. She has been part of several innovative architectural designs that have been productized as Qualcomm Technologies’ integrated sensors solution.

Rashmi will speak on smart sensing at Qualcomm.

Kaumudi PhanasalkarKaumudi Phanasalkar, Principal Engineer
Kaumudi is Principal Engineer at Qualcomm Atheros and leads Wifi-SON Mesh commercialization for customers products using Qualcomm chipset and software. Her team has
helped launch 10+ Mesh Wifi-routers, and 50+ Smartphone models.

Kaumudi will speak on mesh network solution (Wifi-SON) at Qualcomm.

Att AthsaniAthellina Athsani, Director of Engineering Operations
Athellina (Att) Athsani is Director of Audio Connectivity Engineering Operations at Qualcomm. She has 18+ years of experience in digital services platform product management and marketing with latest 7 years focused in strategic technology planning and operations. She has over 74 published patents in web, mobile and mobile technologies.

Athellina will speak in a panel discussion about working like a boss at Qualcomm.

Chandana PairlaChandana Pairla, Director of Product Management
Chandana is Director of Software Product Management in the connectivity business unit at Qualcomm Atheros. In this role she lives and breathes wireless technologies, leading a team of product managers responsible for software running on various wireless chips that power smart home and enterprise products.

Chandana will speak in a panel discussion about working like a boss at Qualcomm.

Christine ZhangChristine Zhang, Senior Staff Engineer
Christine received her PhD degree in Wireless Communications. She joined Qualcomm Technologies’ WiFi Systems team in 2011. She is now the Systems Lead for WiFi location and motion detection. She has over 160 filed US and international patents, with over 40 patents granted.

Christine will speak in a panel discussion about working like a boss at Qualcomm.

Taravat KhadiviTaravat Khadivi, Senior Staff Engineer
Taravat is a Senior Staff Engineer at the QCT packaging team, working as the thermal analysis lead for different QCT products with her main focus on modems and 5G packages/modules. She holds a Ph.D. in mechanical & materials engineering. Prior to joining Qualcomm 5 years ago, she held technical and managerial positions at different companies such as Samsung Electronics and Emirates Airlines.

Taravat will speak in a panel discussion about working like a boss at Qualcomm.

Trupti DeshpandeTrupti Deshpande, Senior Staff Engineer and Manager
Trupti is a Manager in the Package Architecture and Design Team. Trupti holds a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California. She has been with Qualcomm for 12+ years, leading and supporting generations of Qualcomm’s WIN, 3G, 4G and now 5G Package Designs.

Trupti will speak in a panel discussion about working like a boss at Qualcomm.

About Qualcomm:

Qualcomm is bringing the future forward faster with next generation mobile technologies that accelerate innovation across connectivity, computing, and the Internet of Things. Qualcomm began revolutionizing the future of mobile in 1985, and three decades later Qualcomm, working with customers across industries – from automotive to health care, from smart cities to robotics, continues to advance product development, access new markets and transform experiences for people around the world. With a continued focus on investing and innovating in next-generation technologies, Qualcomm continues to accelerate innovation and unlock new possibilities in a time where everything is connected.

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