Box Tech Talk: Q&A with Kate Matsudaira

Los Altos, CA

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Box Tech Talk

Q&A with Kate Matsudaria

Do you have burning questions about SaaS, cloud computing, and big data? Have you ever wondered what it takes to level up at work and find ways to be awesome at your job?

Join Kate Matsudaira, founder of Pop Forms, as she answers questions about building large web applications, scaling fast-growing organizations, managing engineers, and finding your personal path to career happiness. 

This will be an open Q&A session moderated by Samantha Paras, one of the stellar Box engineers on the Web Application team. Come prepared with your own questions or just sit back, relax, and be enlightened! 

Food and drinks will be provided.


About Kate Matsudaria

Kate specializes in creating and operating large-scale web applications. Her focus has primarily rested on SaaS applications and big data. She has extensive experience building and managing high-performance teams, and considers herself a fan of agile development practices and the lean startup movement.  

She is currently founding her own startup (Pop Forms), but has held roles as developer, project manager, product manager, and people manager at great companies including Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, and Amazon. The last seven years she has been a VP of Engineering/CTO for companies like SEOmoz, Decide, and prior to that Delve Networks (acquired by Limelight). 

Follow her blog to see her writings on tech and leadership. She is also the curator of the Technology and Leadership Newsletter (TLN) as well as a cofounder of Recruiting Hacks

Twitter: @katemats


Kate's Previous Talks

The Science of Managing Data Scientists

Engineer Whispering -- The Secrets of Working With Technologists

Big Data Without A Big Database

Leveling Up -- Taking Your Career To The Next Level


About Box

Box (Los Altos, Calif.) is one of the fastest growing private enterprise software companies in the world, delivering an intuitive, powerful, and secure content sharing platform that both users and IT department’s love. Box is available on the Web, iPad*, iPhone*, Android* and Windows Phone* applications, and integrated into enterprise applications such as NetSuite*, Jive* and Salesforce*. To date, Box has attracted more than 14 million individuals and 140,000 businesses globally, including 92 percent of the Fortune 500, with major customers such as AAA, Dreamworks, Proctor & Gamble, Random House, Inc. and TaylorMade.