Panel Discussion

Thursday, June 25 from 11:30 AM – 12:30PM PST

Please join us virtually for a Women in Unified Data Analytics Panel Discussion at Spark + AI Summit and hear from female leaders from ShopRunner, Comcast and Toyota Research Institute for a panel discussion. Following the discussion, there will be an interactive Q&A session with the speakers. Come hear how these leaders in Data & AI unite and grow their teams of data scientists, analysts, and engineers to drive change in their respective industries.

This event is for Spark + AI Summit attendees only, but the Summit is free general admission to register. Sign-up today to reserve your spot!

Panelists

Ali Vanderveld
Director of Data Science
ShopRunner

Rama Assaf-Smith
Director, Eng. Ops, Analytics
Comcast

Franziska Bell, PhD
Senior Director, Machine Assisted Cognition and Accelerated Materials Design and Discovery
Toyota Research Institute

Moderator:

Caryl Yuhas
Sr. Manager, Field Engineering
Databricks

Women Keynote Speakers

Prof. Jennifer Chayes
Associate Provost, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS)

Amy Heineike
Principal Product Architect

Kim Hazelwood
West Coast Head of Engineering of FAIR

Brooke Wenig
Machine Learning Practice Lead

Sue Ann Hong
Software Engineer

Lauren Richie
Software Engineer

Sarah Bird
Principal Program Manager

Leide Cabral
Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager

Speakers from other sessions happening at summit:

Cindy Mottershead

Cindy Mottershead
Software Architect, Blackbaud

 

Cristine Dewar

Cristine Dewar
Data Scientist, Affirm

 

Daili Zhang
Senior Tech Advisor, Halliburton

 

Holden Karau
Software Engineer, IBM

 

Jing Pan
Sr. Staff Data Scientist/User Experience Researcher, eHealth Inc.

 

Jun Ma
Engineer, Adobe, Inc.

 

Ke Jia
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

 

Kira Lindke
Data Specialist, IBM

 

Kirby Prowting
Data Engineer, Mars

 

Lara Minor
Senior Enterprise Data Manager, Columbia Sportswear

 

Manju Vijayakumar
Lead Software Engineer, Salesforce

 

Mary Grace Moesta
Customer Success Engineer, Databricks

 

Maryann Xue
Software Engineer, Databricks

 

Maureen Teyssier
Chief Data Scientist, Reonomy

 

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Meaghan Kosmatka
Senior Engineer, Deere & Company

 

Michelle Un
Director of Data Engineering, CVS Health

 

Nedra Albrecht
Senior Data Engineer, Zillow Group

 

Prabha Rajendran
Technical Lead of Data and Business Intelligence, Office of Information Technology, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration

 

Priyanka Gomatam
Software Engineer, Microsoft

 

Rashmina Menon
Senior Data Engineer, GumGum

 

Reema Kuvadia
Software Engineer, Microsoft

 

Rose Toomey
Software Engineer, Coatue Management

 

Sailee Jain
Senior Software Engineer, Informatica

 

Sandhya Raghavan
Senior Data Engineer , Virgin Hyperloop One

 

Sarah Hantosi Albertsson
Development Engineer, Scania CV

 

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Sheila Stewart
Solutions Architect, Databricks

 

Shengsheng Huang
Senior Software Architect, Intel

 

Sonjia Waxmonsky
Senior Data Scientist, Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Illinois

 

Sudha Viswanathan
Senior Software Engineer, Walmart Labs

 

Ting Chen
Engineering Manager, LinkedIn

 

Victoria Morris
Senior Systems Specialist, Atrium Health

 

Vini Jaiswal
Customer Success Engineer, Databricks

 

Vishakha Sharma
Principal Data Scientist, Roche

 

Zoe Lin
Software Engineer, LinkedIn