Clover Girl Geek Dinner 2019
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“Semi Integrations” by Rachel Antion, Software Engineer
The Clover software suite supports about 600k small/medium business merchants in the US, but what about large merchants, or merchants who have an existing software solution but want to use our hardware? That’s where Semi-Integrations comes in. What is Semi-Integrations? Rachel will explain what it is and how it fits into the Clover business plan.
“You Don’t Have to be a Designer to Think Design” by Kejun Xu, Product Design Manager
Design Thinking is a powerful framework for innovation and collaboration. It helps product managers, engineers, and designers to align on goals, initiatives, build a safe and fun environment to work together, a recipe for high performing teams. In this lightning talk, Kejun will introduce the toolbox and activities that we use at Clover to pull teams together to practice design thinking. You don’t have to be a designer to think design.
“Fostering Customer Empathy at Clover” by Wako Takayama, User Research Lead
As with many companies, Clover faces the challenge of building products for people who have jobs that are not like ours. Wako will introduce how we foster empathy through programs that enable Clover employees to “step into the shoes” of our customers.
“Navigating Unconscious Bias” panel:
- Rachel Ramsay, Developer Advocate
- Bao Chau Nguyen, Director of Engineering
- Ellen Linardi, Global Head of Products
- Mary Uslander, SVP, Product Management
- Meghana Randad, Senior Engineer
Clover is excited to host our very first Girl Geek Dinner on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at our cool net-zero energy Sunnyvale headquarters!
Come join us to learn more about Clover’s dynamic culture, innovative products and services for small businesses, and the many ways we support our communities. Above all, come to enjoy an evening of learning, dinner and networking with your fellow girl geeks!
We have a packed agenda planned for you: our CEO John Beatty and other executive leaders will share their insights and experience, followed by an engaging panel discussion with Women in Tech@Clover with variety in backgrounds to discuss about their experiences of navigating and overcoming the conscious and unconscious biases. A night to sit back, network with other girl geeks, and share your journey with us!
Bao Chau Nguyen
Clover, a First Data company empowers small businesses to run and grow their businesses. We’ve built the largest open-architecture point-of sale product and platform – we enable more than 2 billion transactions/year in the U.S. alone for hundreds of thousands of merchants. Our products are changing the consumer/merchant experience for the better, opening avenues for seamless customer-merchant interactions. There are five versions of Clover, including the Clover Station, Clover Mobile, Clover Mini, Clover Go, and Clover Flex. Clover has 1 Million+ devices in real merchants hands. Clover processes 14,000 transactions at peak times. At Clover we are building next-gen smart, customized point of sale systems that make running business easier. Our mission at Clover is to empower small businesses to run and grow their business