Pragmatic Diversity

Mountain View, CA

March 14, 2019
SPEAKERS (3)
Maura Church
Head of Data Science @ Patreon
Annie Cheng
Former VP of Engineering @ Nauto and Yahoo
Carrie Northover
Director, Research Services @ 23andMe
SRE Manager @ 23andMe, Inc.
VP / CTO @ Motive Medical Intelligence
Senior Software Engineer @ Getaround
Engineering Manager @ drive.ai
Founding engineer @ Instabase
Senior Manager, Program Management @ ChargePoint
AGENDA
Check-in, food, and networking
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
    Opening remarks
    06:30 PM - 06:40 PM
      Short talks on by each speaker on Pragmatic Diversity
      06:40 PM - 07:20 PM
      • Maura Church , Head of Data Science @ Patreon
      • Annie Cheng , Former VP of Engineering @ Nauto and Yahoo
      • Carrie Northover , Director, Research Services @ 23andMe
      Q&A with all speakers
      07:20 PM - 07:40 PM
        Opening Remarks
        07:30 PM - 07:40 PM
          Breakout sessions and networking
          07:40 PM - 09:00 PM
            SPEAKER BIOS
            Maura Church
            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.

            Annie Cheng
            Former VP of Engineering @ Nauto and Yahoo

            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.

            Carrie Northover
            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.