Girl Geek X

Girl Geek X

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.

Event Tickets & Details:

Tickets are available on Eventbrite.