Miriam Aguirre

Miriam is the Vice President of Engineering at Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, which was recently named the fastest-growing company in America by Inc. Magazine. As a vital member of the Skillz leadership team, she has seen the importance of fostering a strong, diverse engineering team firsthand. Prior to this, she worked as a software engineer for companies including HubAnalytics, Krush Inc., Financial Engines and Hewlett-Packard. An avid gaming enthusiast, she has been featured in CIO Magazine for her passion and efforts to bring diversity to the technology and gaming industries. Miriam grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area after graduating from MIT. Today, she can be found leading the Skillz engineering team and working to advance diversity in the eSports industry.



Engineering Leadership: From Cat Herder to Air Traffic Controller

At Girl Geek X "Elevate" conference, Miriam Aguirre (VP Engineering, Skillz), Rija Javed (Senior Director of Engineering, Wealthfront) and Vidya Setlur (NLP Manager, Tableau Software) will share the ups and downs of their personal and professional journeys to top leaders in their organizations - moderated by Laura Thomson (Senior Director of Engineering, Mozilla).