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Meet Michelle Alexander

In Blog, Community by Felicia Jadczak

Michelle Alexander gave a lightning talk at our Spotify concert in January 2016. She is a Mobile Chapter Lead at Spotify, and has been there for a year and a half. I started out as an iOS developer working on the Ad Products team. Currently I am a mobile chapter lead, or engineering manager, which means I spend less time heads-down …

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Meet Jyotsna Venkataramanan

In Blog, Community by Felicia Jadczak

Jyotsna Venkataramanan gave a lightning talk at our Spotify concert in January 2016. She is a Senior Engineer at Spotify.  How (and when) did you get into your current field or company?  I’ve always been into taking things apart and figuring them out. My dad used to travel a lot and whenever he came back from an exotic location he would bring …

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Meet Kimiko Tanaka Vecchione

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Kimiko Tanaka Vecchione, Director, Solutions Architecture, Velir Kimiko Tanaka Vecchione is the Director of Solutions Architecture at Velir, a full-service digital agency that designs and develops enterprise web solutions for experience-driven organizations. Kimiko has experience specializing in CMS, Business Process, Digital Strategy and Solution Architecture. When she’s not a work Kimiko enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Kimiko …

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Meet Bhuvana Husain

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Bhuvana Husain is Director of Programs & Operations for the Web Experience Business Unit at Akamai Technologies. In this role, Ms Husain is a leader within a group responsible for a powerful set of technologies that enable dynamic acceleration of mission-critical web sites and web applications. She is also the founder of the Akamai Women’s Forum, which has existed since …

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Meet Lillian Carrasquillo

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Lillian is a data scientist who loves all things data, food, math, cats, and Boston. Before getting her hands into clypd’s data she worked at Twitter, Compete, BzzAgent and got her Masters in Mathematics at W.P.I. She gave a great talk on the importance of creating smart, helpful charts and graphs to communicate important information at her office at clypd …

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Meet Abby Taylor

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Abby is currently the Events & Partnerships Manager for Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, a 40,000 square foot rock climbing and fitness facility located in Somerville, MA. She has over 10 years of event planning experience, both in the corporate and startup world, as well as a focus on arts, music and cultural events. Recently she spent two years as the primary …

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Meet Sarah Beaulieu

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

For over fifteen years, Sarah Beaulieu has helped leaders and organizations expand their networks, launch strategic partnerships, and secure funding to execute their missions in the world. She is a consultant, coach, and advisor for a number of national organizations here in Boston. Sarah is a board member of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, and passionate advocate about ending sexual violence …