Girl Geek X

Girl Geek X

Girl Geek X Box Dinner – March 28th, 2018 in Redwood City!

Girl Geek X Box Dinner

BOX invites you to a Girl Geek X Dinner on Wednesday, March 28 in Redwood City!

Join us at Box HQ in Redwood City to hear from Box’s outstanding female leaders about the technical problems they are solving to help cloud content management change the way people work!

Agenda:

5:30pm – 6:00pm: Registration, Food, Drinks, Networking
6:00pm – 7:30pm: Welcome & Lightning Talks By Box Women in Engineering and Product
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Networking!

Box Girl Geek Speaker Bios:

Kelsey DuttonKelsey Dutton, Senior Software Engineer – Platform)
Kelsey is a software engineer on Platform. She focuses on building secure and scalable authentication services while maintaining a seamless developer experience. She helped launch the platform side of Box, enabling developers to power their applications with Box as the content layer. In her free time you can find her backpacking, running, and generally enjoying the outdoors.

Talk Topic: “Making Authentication Simple” by Kelsey Dutton

Prachi JadhavPrachi Jadhav, Senior Software Engineer – Partner Integrations
Prachi is a Senior Software Engineer on the Partner Integrations team at Box. She develops new apps, product integrations, and frameworks to support Box’s growing list of strategic partners e.g. Microsoft, Google, IBM. She is passionate about applications of AI. She has recently started exploring new paradigms in Conversational Interfaces. She has over 10 years of industry experience. Prachi has worked at Microsoft, IBM Research and IBM Global Services in the past.

Talk Topic: “Bring Intelligence to Your Content” by Prachi Jadhav

Nicole SalzmanNicole Salzman, Product Operations Manager
Nicole is a Manager on Box’s Product team, helping to lead Product Operations. In her role, she works cross functionally from Product to Engineering to Customer Success to help ensure that our products blow our customers’ minds. When not at Box helping get products successfully out the door, she is a certified yoga instructor, leading five classes a week at a yoga studio in San Francisco. She is also currently working on starting a 501(c)(3) organization bringing the teachings of yoga off the mat to bring positive change in the local community.

Talk Topic: “Driving Product Development Efficiency through Operational Excellence” by Nicole Salzman

Joy EbertzJoy Ebertz, Staff Software Engineer – File System
Joy has worked on a number of different teams throughout Box but most recently has spent most of her time on teams focusing on different aspects of splitting our monolithic codebase into microservices. You can read Joy’s blogs on various topics both technical and career related on Medium. When not at work, you will most likely find Joy running very long distances. Follow her on Twitter at @jkebertz.

Talk Topic: “Transitioning to Microservices: Pulling the Heart Out of Our Monolith” by Joy Ebertz

Sruthi GottumukkalaSruthi Gottumukkala, Network Operations Center Engineer
Sruthi is a Network Operations Center Engineer. She is tasked with protecting Box’s customer experience. She does so by creating tooling and automation for the NOC team with chatbots which helps her team respond faster and mitigate site impacting issues. In her free time she enjoys crossfit and finding the best breakfast places in town.

Talk Topic: “Incident Management: The Chatbot Revolution” by Sruthi Gottumukkala

About Box:

What if big business could move at start-up speed? What if files could be openly shared, yet fully secure? What if scaling too fast was an opportunity, not an issue? That’s what Box is all about. Defying “possible.” Turning “what if” into “what can be.” Using the power of Box to make your business perform like never before. No matter what business you’re in. Our mission is to make businesses more productive, competitive, and powerful by connecting people and their most important information.

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Event Tickets & Details:

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