Let's start 2021 with a hang out hour to catch up with fellow awesome women in infra! Our goal is to provide a space for folks to get to know each other, network, & learn from experts in the group. Depending on interests, we can break out into small groups on different topics, moderated by our hosts.|
For our first roundtable, we're excited to be joined by:
Uma Chingunde, VP of Engineering at Render
Uma heads engineering at Render & until recently led the Compute team at Stripe that supported the internal compute platform within Stripes Infrastructure organization. Prior to Stripe, she was an engineering leader at Delphix & VMware.
Melanie Cebula, Staff Engineer at Airbnb
Melanie Cebula is an expert in Cloud Infrastructure, where she is recognized worldwide for explaining radically new ways of thinking about cloud efficiency & usability. She is an international keynote speaker, presenting complex technical topics to a broad range of audiences, both international & domestic. Melanie is a staff engineer at Airbnb, where she has experience building a scalable modern architecture on top of cloud-native technologies.
Caitlin Colgrove, CTO of Hex
Caitlin Colgrove is the Co-Founder & CTO of Hex, which empowers data scientists to transform notebooks into collaborative, interactive data apps & stories. Previously, Caitlin was the Director of Engineering at Remix & a Software Engineering Group Lead at Palantir. Caitlin holds a B.S. & M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Sachi Shah, Senior PM at Lightstep
Sachi Shah is a Senior Product Manager at Lightstep. Previously, Sachi was a Forward Deployed Engineering Lead at Palantir & a Software Engineer at Scribd. Sachi holds a B.S. in Computer Science & Math from Wellesley College & an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Please submit or vote for any discussion topics you're interested in at this Slido (https://app.sli.do/event/xxm0tast/live/ideas). During the event, you'll be able to choose your breakout group based on themes, & our guest moderators will use the Slido ideas to guide the discussion.
This is hopefully the first of a new series of virtual informal events. We'd love to experiment with different virtual formats. If you'd like to help host, please join this event & speak with us! This event is for you if you identify as a women, genderqueer or non-binary, & are interested in infrastructure.