Ei-Nyung Choi

Her mission is to accelerate & support the growth of underrepresented folks in tech. She is driven to make tech a better, more inclusive place. She has mentored 50+ engineers, tech leads, managers, and manager-of-managers in the last few years, helping them navigate their own engineering path.

She has been thriving in the tech industry for 20+ years. When she was a manager and founder, her management philosophy to help direct reports do their best work, to remove roadblocks, provide clarity & direction, to provide wanted guidance, and create a psychologically safe environment for them to thrive. As a mentor, she provides missing perspective, coach on new techniques for success, and cheerlead as needed. She loves providing both technical and career guidance, especially deciding if you want to switch from IC to management or vice versa, since she has done both paths.

On the tech side, she specializes in performant & scaleable web products, mobile apps, and casual games. She has worked in nimble startups and large corporations, wearing every hat, from IC to lead to manager to Founder, and she is driven by a desire to create happy users while leading a highly collaborative, cross-functional team that develops features end-to-end.

She hae been a full stack engineer most of my career, and most recently focused on client/frontend development. She also has 13 years of mobile engineering under her belt, encompassing iOS, Android, Windows, Symbian, and Palm platforms, which overlap with 16 years of experience in building complex services built on web technologies. She is comfortable anywhere where she is making great products for users and where she’s working with a passionate team.

She has managed teams, designed pipelines, built products from scratch, and have always been proud that the products she has worked on have been best-in-class.