Amanda is the Director of Product Management at true[X] – an advertising technology company that has pioneered a better advertising experience for users, publishers, and advertisers. She is the product owner of true[X]’s ad serving platform, and has recently lead
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Danielle Shoots

Vice President, Business Operations- Comcast, West Division
Build Your Dream Network

Danielle is a Colorado native and Graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver where she received a degree in Business Administration. During her time in college, Danielle was in a University sponsored work study program for a local nonprofit
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Debra Turner-Kelly

Business Solutions Manager, AT&T
Staying a Woman in Tech

Debra is currently a Business Solutions Manager with AT&T, providing operational business solutions and software requirements for strategic growth enterprise products.  Her latest assignment is supporting cybersecurity products from ideation to market launch. Debra loves the opportunity and creativity that
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Emily Triplett Lentz

Blog Editor & Content Strategist, Help Scout
Leadership for Non-Managers

Emily Triplett Lentz writes about company culture, customer service and more for the Help Scout blog. Her work has appeared in Inc., Entrepreneur, The Next Web, Signal v. Noise and other publications.

Ivana was born in Sarajevo to a civil engineer-turned-translator and a UN Logistics Officer-turned-software engineer. She arrived in Vancouver via Croatia, Scotland, and Toronto, and has previously made a living as a rock climbing instructor and video game tester. The
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Jenn Hirsch

Global Technology Trend Scout, Ernst and Young
Why We Need Your Point of View of the coming AI Revolution

Jenn Hirsch has chased technology and trends across the globe for nearly twenty years as an operator, trend forecaster and strategist. Wharton MBA, UCLA undergrad and Global Technology Trend Scout at Ernst and Young. In her role as Global Technology
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Katherine Kirchner

Vice President of Care and Operations –Xfinity Mobile Company - Comcast
Build Your Dream Network

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION Katherine Kirchner is Vice President of Care and Operations for Xfinity Mobile. In this position she oversees mobile care strategy, as well as all national inbound sales and care support channels for mobile customers, including advanced Tier 2,
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Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). As a connector, and networking expert, Kelly has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“25
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Kristann Orton is the CEO and Founder of Inceodia, a boutique strategy consulting firm that partners with businesses to design and implement innovative practices. Kristann works with organizational leaders to build teams, cultures and solutions that are laser focused on
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Liz Caffery

Functional Architect, Application Development, Comcast
Staying a Woman in Tech

Liz Caffery recently transitioned to the role Scrum Master for Application Development at Comcast Business.  In this role, she partners with multiple delivery teams to support their innovation initiatives using Agile principles and frameworks.  Her professional projects focus on bringing
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Marnie Pflueger

Sr. Director, Service Delivery, Comcast
Staying a Woman in Tech

Marnie Pflueger currently serves as Senior Director, Service Delivery at Comcast in the Strategic Infrastructure, Technology & Product organization. She is responsible for delivering high quality IP and classic video programs and projects, driving execution to enable Comcast’s next-generation entertainment
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Meredith is a Developer Evangelist for SAP sharing her knowledge in front-end development, UI design, and IoT. Originally from the Philadelphia Area, she attended the University of Virginia where she got a BS in Computer Engineering. Meredith has worked on
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Miranda has over 20 years of deep expertise across all phases of Application Development and Support from Sales and Solutioning, Transition and Transformation, through Delivery. In addition to working with clients to rotate to their IT delivery to the new
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Morgana Carter is a Data Scientist at Intel Corporation. Her professional projects have focused on People Analytics, Market Intelligence, and Systems Designs. Outside of work, some of her personal research topics include sports analytics, data visualization, and civic data analysis.
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Natalie Makowka

Executive Director, Application Development, Comcast
Staying a Woman in Tech

Natalie Makowka currently serves as Executive Director, Application Development at Comcast Business. Her team’s vision is to use experience, creativity, and teamwork to make innovative business services a reality at Comcast. In this role, Natalie is responsible for all aspects
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Sha Ma is SendGrid’s VP of Software Engineering, where she is responsible for the development of our Email Infrastructure and Marketing Campaigns products at scale.  Prior to SendGrid, Sha was Senior Director of Product Development at Charter Communications, where she
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Stacey is the mobile delivery lead from Capital One. She always loved math growing up. Ended up majoring in statistics & operations research in college and earning a master degree in systems engineering from University of Virginia. Stacey spent most of
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With experience as an open-source DBA and developer for software-as-a-service environments, Valerie has expertise in web-scale data storage and data delivery. She is experienced in working with diverse, remote teams on multiple concurrent projects in changing environments. She currently works
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Whitney Williams

Front End Developer, The Home Depot
The New Front End Fundamentals

Whitney Williams is a designer-turned-developer from Greenville, SC. During the day, she translates creative into code as a front end developer for The Home Depot. Outside the office, Whitney spends her time seeking out craft coffee, diagramming programming concepts, and
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Evie is an extroverted programmer from Alabama transplanted to South Florida. Her interests include all things pop culture, science and memes. She downloaded Periscope the day it was available for Android and joined PeriGirls (perigirls.com) a couple of weeks after
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