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Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #15: Sponsored by Yammer

What is Yammer? Come to Yammer’s headquarter’s and meet the women behind the enterprise social network that is changing the way you work. With over 85% of Fortune 500 companies and 4 million users, Yammer has seen 3x growth in both users and revenue in the past three years.

Enjoy refreshments and drinks while speakers from various teams (engineering, product, marketing and sales) talk about their roles and how they contribute to Yammer’s product and growth. There will be demos and an in-depth discussions about the technologies and strategies we implement to make Yammer iterate and grow as quickly as possible!

Yammer Girl Geek Dinner

5:30 – 6:30 – Registration and Networking Over Refreshments
6:30 – 8:00 – Lightning Talks By the Women of Yammer
8:00 – 9:00 – Breakout Sessions, Networking, Refreshments, Giveaway

About the Speakers:

Tanya Loh Senior Marketing Manager

Tanya is Yammer’s Engagement Strategist, understanding and explaining how companies and employees can best use Yammer to get more done and feel more connected. She leads a growing customer marketing team, built to develop educational content while capturing and sharing customer stories. Tanya brings over ten years of global experience working with organizations big and small.

Maria Ogneva Head of Community Maria is in charge of social media and community programs, fostering internal and external education and engagement. You can follow her on Twitter at @themaria or on her blog.

Katherine Thinh

Corporate Account Executive
As a sales rep at Yammer, Katherine helps companies transform and accelerate their business. Prior to Yammer, she lived in Vietnam and worked with the team at POPS Worldwide to launch the first digital media company offering licensed mobile content in the country.
Amelia Kwan Customer Success Manager As a Customer Success Manager, Amelia leads our enterprise client implementations and ensure long-term adoption, organizational change, and business value. Before joining Yammer, she was at for 5 years.Amelia strives to build trust and strong long term relationships with Yammer’s customers.

Cindy Alvarez Director of User Experience Cindy Alvarez runs User Experience and Product Design for Yammer. She has been helping companies build better products through intensely understanding their customers for over 13 years. Her background spans product management, interaction design, customer research, and rapid iteration/lean startup thinking. She writes a blog called The Experience is the Product at and tweets regularly as @cindyalvarez.
Anna Do Front-end Engineering Manager
Anna manages the front-end team at Yammer. She was previously at Yahoo! and graduated from Stanford with a CS degree.

*There should be ample street parking in-front of 410 Townsend. Someone will be at the front door to let you in.


One Response to “Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #15: Sponsored by Yammer”

  1. Quora Says:

    What are some resources for young women working in tech in San Francisco?…

    There’s the Girl Geek Dinners, Also, Women2.0,, has a lot of great resources as well….