Pragmatic Diversity

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Speakers (3)
Head of Data Science @ Patreon

Maura Church leads Patreon’s Data Science team, which is responsible for equipping both teammates at Patreon and creators around the world with the data they need to make great decisions. The team currently spans the spectrum of data-related disciplines across business intelligence, growth analytics, business analytics, product analytics, and machine learning. Maura also founded Intersections, Patreon's employee resource group for women and other underrepresented genders, and has helped lead Patreon's efforts to foster a culture of inclusion. She loves talking to creators, encouraging folks to asks questions about data, and good data visualization.

Director Of Engineering @ Waymo

Annie Cheng was VP of engineering at Nauto, an AI powered automotive data platform that is improving the safety of commercial fleets today and the autonomous fleets of tomorrow. Before Nauto, Annie was VP of engineering at Yahoo responsible for multi billion dollar Web Search and Search Advertising business. Annie has a CS BA degree from Berkeley and MS degree from CMU.

Director, Research Services @ 23andMe

Carrie Northover is the Director of Research Services at 23andMe. She leads the Project Management function, a team responsible for executing on strategic cross-functional projects such as research partnerships and product launches. She earned her PhD in Biological Sciences from Stanford University.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
Check-in, food, and networking
6:30 PM - 6:40 PM PDT
Opening remarks
6:40 PM - 7:20 PM PDT
Short talks on by each speaker on Pragmatic Diversity
Maura Church
Head of Data Science @ Patreon
Annie Cheng
Director Of Engineering @ Waymo
Carrie Northover
Director, Research Services @ 23andMe
7:20 PM - 7:40 PM PDT
Q&A with all speakers
7:30 PM - 7:40 PM PDT
Opening Remarks
7:40 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Breakout sessions and networking

Pragmatic Diversity

March 14, 2019
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
899 W Evelyn Ave, Mountain View, CA
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Organized by
Joanne Pons
Ya-Wen Hsu

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