Northeast 2018 Speakers


2018 Schedule

Sarah Anderson

Management and Program Analyst, National Archives and Records Administration

Sarah Anderson spends her days making history accessible and engaging to an online audience. This includes adapting physical programs and exhibits for the web, and using new technology to tell the stories of our past. She loves nothing more than diving into a topic and following where curiosity takes her. She is a founding member of the JavaScript Guild in Washington, DC. Read More >

Jess Bell

Developer, The Washington Post

Jessica is a front end web developer at the Washington Post. Outside of work, she is on the leadership groups for DCFemTech and DC Tech Meetup and is an active member of Women Who Code. Read More >

Stephanie Cramp

Director Strategic Alliances, OneStream Software

Stephanie Cramp is the Director of Strategic Alliances with OneStream Software. She brings with her deep sales expertise having spent 20yrs matching needs with solutions as it relates to people, process and systems within Private Equity, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Healthcare and Business Service sectors. Read More >

Bridget Daniel Corbin

Executive Vice President, Wilco Electronic Systems, Inc.

As an acknowledged ‘telecom visionary’ and vocal advocate for gender and cultural diversity in the tech industry, Brigitte Daniel is the EVP of Wilco Electronic Systems, her family’s private cable operation that has specialized in providing affordable technology to underserved communities for over 40 years. Read More >

Helena Deus

Director of Disruptive Technologies, Elsevier

Helena Deus received her PhD in Bioinformatics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa where she focused on Linked Data and Semantic Web applications for Health Care and Life Sciences, with an emphasis on Cancer Research. Read More >

Lucinda Duncalfe

CEO and President, Monetate

Lucinda Duncalfe is CEO of Monetate. A seasoned entrepreneur and innovator, Lucinda has proven experience building mature sales and operations cultures, and developing product strategies that accelerate company growth. She has served on Monetate’s Board of Directors for the past seven years, and helped Monetate create and establish a multi-billion dollar market for digital personalization. Read More >

Leah Fox

EVP Technology and Operations, LoanLogics

As EVP Technology and Services Delivery, Leah Fox is responsible for leading the LoanLogics world class technology and operations organization which includes: Product Management, Technology, Audit and Document Operations, Project Delivery, and Customer Support. Read More >

Kelcey Gosserand

Managing Partner, Trellis

Kelcey is a pioneer in the blockchain landscape entering the scene as an early investor and participant in the crypto-economy. She lends her expertise to blockchain-related event strategy, marketing communications, and investor relations. She has executed successful campaigns for a number of regions including AP. Read More >

Kate Green

Senior Automation Engineer, Fugue

Kate Green is a senior software engineer at Fugue. She got her start with a 15 minute crash course in HTML during her freshman year of college. She honed her JS chops during the great AngularJS craze of 2013-2014. Read More >

Adina Halter

Sr. Product Manager and Chief Technologist for Accessibility, Comcast NBCUniversal

Adina Halter is Chief Technologist for Accessibility at Comcast where she ensures the accessibility of all Comcast products from web, to mobile apps, set top box applications, smart-home applications and other internet-of-things offerings. Read More >

Jocelyn Harper

Developer, O3 World

Jocelyn has been designing webpages since she was able to get her parents to agree to a monthly subscription of AOL. After learning HTML to customize her AOL profile, more searching found a group of teenagers that were using a combination of HTML and CSS to put out 2-week layouts on their personal blogs. From that moment, she was hooked. Read More >

Meredith Hassett

Developer Evangelist, SAP

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. Read More >

Lauren Hasson

Founder, DevelopHer

Lauren Hasson is the Founder of DevelopHer, a career development platform for tech women by tech women, and a software engineer at a prominent Bay Area fintech company where she’s building their iOS SDK and working in information security. Read More >

Lizz Hill

Senior Manager, Technical Design & 3D Prototyping, Tapestry, Inc. (Coach, Stuart Weitzman, Kate Spade brands)

Lizz grew up in the Pacific Northwest where she spent her days learning, crafting, designing and making. Her long time love of textiles and sewing led her to New York where she pursued an education in Textile Development and Accessories Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Read More >

Natalie Hirsch

Director of Product Management, WizeHive

Natalie is Director of Product Management at WizeHive, a Conshohocken-based software company. She enjoys wearing many hats in her role, which spans from high level customer-focused strategy to detail oriented feature definition and quality assurance. Read More >

Stephanie Humphrey

TechLife Expert

Tech-Life Expert Stephanie Humphrey merges her passion for lifestyle media with in-depth tech expertise to show everyday people how empowering, enriching and fun technology can be. Stephanie is driven by the sole purpose of connecting people, particularly those underrepresented in technology, with the tech know-how to transform their worlds. Read More >

 Suzanne Keenan

Principal, Suzanne Keenan, LLC.

Executive with multi-industry experience in C-Suite positions. Officer with a proven record in various roles helping companies succeed through explosive growth and change. CIO for Wawa (2016 Forbes 36th largest privately held company) leading and executing on all IT strategy, IT security and process improvement methodology during hyper-growth. Read More >

Sheila Lindsey

Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase

Sheila Lindsey is a driven, analytical and adaptive IT executive with 24 years of progressive responsibilities primarily in Fortune 500 Financial companies. With expertise in Agile methods, partner management, technology portfolio management, and strategic development, Sheila has a proven track record of delivering large complex projects across virtual teams with global implementations. Read More >

Katel LeDû

CEO, A Book Apart

Katel LeDû is the CEO of A Book Apart, where she helps passionate tech community members become successful authors. Previously, she worked with National Geographic as their digital director of photography, and has been in publishing since the early aughts. She’s seen a lot. She cohosts No, You Go, a podcast about being ambitious and giving—and getting—support along the way. Read More >

Jessica Magness

Data Analyst, Magento Commerce

One of my favorite quotes is: “Be the type of person you want to be around.” I embody this in the workplace by being the consummate teammate. I am constantly looking for ways to help my team at micro-levels – taking additional responsibilities during busy times – and macro-levels – detecting inefficiencies and implementing process improvements that make my teammate’s lives easier. Read More >

Annie O’Rourke

Senior Software System Engineer, MITRE Corporation

Annie is a senior software system engineer at MITRE Corporation. Prior to joining MITRE, she worked for Siemens, Lucent and AT&T. Annie worked on diverse projects such as Data Integration and analytic, system integration & architecture, metadata management, network management system, and real time embedded software development. She received both her Master and Bachelor degrees from Cornell University. Read More >

Mythili Pisolkar

Project Management Leadership, Trellist Marketing and Technology

For over 20 years, Mythili has been an Information Technology leader focused on efficiency—using her understanding of advances in program management and technologies to support both company and client initiatives. Read More >

Michelle Pujadas

Founder and co-CEO, Zer0 to 5ive

Michelle specializes in developing results-oriented marketing and communications programs for technology and business-to-business companies. With more than 30 years of hands-on experience, Michelle has delivered award-winning marketing, strategy, brand and communications counsel to more than 150 startups and industry leaders, Read More >

Aarthi Raju

Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Aarthi Raju is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services who is passionate about Cloud Computing. She loves building things, so it’s perfect that her role helps partners build their businesses on Amazon Web Services. She focusses on the networking platform and is responsible for helping strategic partners build solutions that are well architected and optimized. Read More >

Concetta Rand

Chief Revenue Officer, iFundWomen
Concetta Rand has an extensive background as a growth-oriented strategic marketer and data storyteller. In her nearly two decades of experience, she has led and grown global partnerships, exceeded revenue targets and deepened senior-level relationships across a number of complex organizations from startups to global brands. Read More >

Kathryn Rose

Founder, WiseHER

Kathryn Rose is a nationally sought-after digital marketing and sales strategist, personal branding expert, trainer, author and sought out speaker. For over 20 years, Kathryn has been keenly focused on developing, supporting, and connecting women to succeed in business. Read More >

Jessica Sant

Sr. Director, Software Development and Engineering, Comcast

Jessica Sant is an engineering leader in Comcast’s Digital Home organization. Her teams build and deliver dynamic experiences through the Xfinity xFi applications (web, mobile, X1 and voice). Since joining Comcast in 2010, her teams have worked on many of Comcast’s other flagship products including XfinityStream, Xfinity Home, and MyAccount. Read More >

Audrey Troutt

Software Development Manager, Tune

Audrey Troutt is an accomplished, hands-on technology leader and polyglot programmer. Today she’s building the next generation of in-app marketing tools for Tune. Audrey is passionate about clean code, beautiful apps, automation and vibrant communities. Read More >

Amy Vernon

VP of Community, Rivetz

Amy Vernon is a digital a Swiss Army Knife. She is now VP of Community for blockchain cybersecurity startup Rivetz. She started her career working at The Miami Herald, where she was a member of the staff that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of Hurricane Andrew. Read More >dapibus leo.

Tracey Welson-Rossman

Founder, TechGirlz

Tracey is the founder of TechGirlz. She is also a founding member of, and Chief Marketing Officer for, Chariot Solutions, a Philadelphia-based Java and open source software development and consulting firm. Tracey has created the branding and marketing strategy for Chariot, helping it to grow from 10 employees in 2002 to 50. Read More >

Eloise Young

SVP Strategic Planning & Information Services, Philadelphia Gas Works

Eloise N. Young was named Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Information Services in 2016 after serving as the Chief Information Officer of the Philadelphia Gas Works for nine years. Read More >