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Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #150: Sponsored by PayPal

PayPal Girl Geek Dinner

Join your fellow girl geeks at PayPal for an evening of mixing, mingling, bites and beverages on Wednesday, October 25th in San Jose!

Hear stories from the women behind PayPal – from executives to engineering leaders – as they share what they’re working on at PayPal. Topics range from InnerSource (the powerful movement for developing open source software within the walls of a single organization) to the Recharge Program (bringing women technologists who have taken a career break back into the workforce).

PayPal Girl Geek Dinner Agenda:

5:45pm – 7:00pm – Registration, Food & Drinks, Networking
7:00pm – 8:00pm – Welcome from PayPal, Keynote & Lightning Talks
8:00pm – 9:00pm – Product Demo Stations & More Networking!

After the talks, meet PayPal’s girl geeks who will share deeper dives into the PayPal products. Don’t leave without picking up some cool schwag 🙂 We are excited to meet you at the PayPal Girl Geek Dinner!

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PayPal Girl Geek Speaker Bios:

Jenny Cheng (VP, Professional Services, PayPal)Jenny Cheng
Jenny Cheng is VP Global Professional Services at PayPal, focused on delivering merchant, partner and customer success. Previously, Jenny held roles at large and small companies including, Chief Product Officer and General Manager Platform at InsideView, an early Technology and Product VP at and COO and Co-Founder of a predictive analytics company. She has served on many not-for-profit boards and is an B2B SaaS angel investor.

Executive Welcome by Jenny Cheng

Jo Lambert (VP, Consumer Financial Services, PayPal)Jo Lambert
Jo Lambert is the Vice President of Consumer Financial Services at PayPal. In this role, she is leading efforts to democratize financial services and make the management and movement of money more effective and affordable for billions of financially underserved people around the world. She speaks broadly about the role technology can play to lower the costs and barriers to access financial services, and the importance of building a customer-centric team with a culture centered around a shared mission in order to drive change. Previously, Jo was the Senior Vice-President of Product Development and Operations at American Express, where she was charged with developing and managing Product, User-Experience and Operational Excellence for a group focused on developing next-generation banking solutions.

Talk Topic: “Democratizing Financial Services” by Jo Lambert

Anshu Narula (Director of Engineering, Partners & Marketplaces, PayPal)Anshu Narula
Anshu Narula is a results oriented technology leader with over twenty years of experience in technical management, product development and software architecture. In her current role, she is building products that are focused on the partner segment. A problem solver at heart, she applies her passion for customers into delivering innovative solutions for them.

Talk Topic: “Unity” by Anshu Narula

Silona Bonewald (Director of Engineering, InnerSource, PayPal)Silona Bonewald
Silona Bonewald explains how the InnerSource initiative can help your company develop software internally by applying lessons from the open source movement. Come hear how to make your teams more collaborative and productive while developing an awareness of OneTeam style behaviors and how to incentivize them.

Talk Topic: “InnerSource” by Silona Bonewald

Muna Hussain (Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, PayPal)Muna Hussaini
Muna Hussaini manages Diversity & Inclusion programs for PayPal. She is responsible for launching the Recharge Program which is focused on bringing women technologists who have taken a career break back into the workforce. Muna is a mother and community activist who regularly speaks about her experience as a victim of hate crimes. She serves on the City of Austin/Travis County Hate Crimes Task Force and is a Board Member for Interfaith Action of Central TX. Muna can eat an entire bowl of Kerbey Queso on her own and loves to play volleyball when she has the time.

Talk Topic: “Recharge” by Muna Hussain

Event Tickets & Details:

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at Eventbrite!