POPSUGAR Girl Geek Dinner 2018
POPSUGAR invites you to a Girl Geek X Dinner on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 in San Francisco! Come hear from several of our talented female engineering, product and business leads about how we leverage technology in all aspects of our business and how we use innovation to fuel growth and future proof our business.
Talk Topic: “POPSUGAR X Technology” by Krista Moatz
Talk Description: “Krista will walk through the evolution of POPSUGAR from its beginnings as personal blog in 2005 to the modern media company it is today and how technology has been with us every step of the way.”
Talk Topic: “Opportunities and Limitations of Google Amp” by Tara Kalmanson & Olena Beyer
Talk Description: “As a modern media company, we recognize that our readers don’t always come to our site — we have to come to them. POPSUGAR was one of the earliest adopters of Google AMP, an open-source library which makes mobile webpages load nearly instantly. We’ll dive into how we solved some of the latest problems, like refreshing content dynamically on cached pages without using Ajax.”
Talk Topic: “How Technology Amplifies the POPSUGAR Voice” by Viktoriia Ponyatina & Shilpa Shetty
Talk Description: “Come discover POPSUGAR Voices, a one-of-a-kind platform that allows anyone with a passion for writing to submit content to POPSUGAR. Learn how we built this platform and addressed issues such as security, performance, and payment integration.”
Talk Topic: “Beyond Media: Where Commerce & Content Intersect” by Lauren Hendrickson & Shilpa Kaji
Talk Description: “POPSUGAR Shop and POPSUGAR Must Have differentiate us in the media publishing space and drive additional revenue for the entire company. We’ll touch upon how we leverage our existing technology to iterate quickly and share what we think are the best ways business and engineering can work together.”
Talk Topic: “Staying Ahead of the Game” by Sabrina Eldredge
Talk Description: “As the media industry continues to evolve, innovation is needed to stay ahead of the game. Learn how POPSUGAR uses new technologies such as augmented reality, facial recognition, and SMS purchasing to create delightful experiences for our readers. And then discover how we carve out time for the future and how you can do the same.”
With a global reach of over 400M people, POPSUGAR is a modern media company delivering inspiring, informative, and entertaining multi-platform content across entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food, parenting, news and more.