Women In Tech (WIT) - Seattle Meetup!
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
StartupSeattle Presents: Women In Tech
Whether you're an entrepreneur messing around with code or an Amazon developer, get involved to learn, meet or help other aspiring women who tech. Learn about strategies for success and the experiences of others. Come feel inspired!
This first event will be a great opportunity for socializing and establishing a network for Seattle's tech talent. Attendees at this event will have the opportunity to help define the direction and future of WIT events.
Come contribute as thought leaders, network, drink, foster mentorships and make it memorable. Register today!
5:30 - Door's Open!
6:00 - Arrive and mingle (Free Food/Drinks, Photobooth, etc.)
6:30 - Introduction to Women In Tech
6:45 - Guest Speaker - Kate Matsudaira, Founder of Decide.com
7:15 - Share Ideas/Brainstorm Opportunity for future WIT events.
7:30 - Whenever it Ends: Prize Giveaways, more drinks and networking!
Introducing Women in Tech's First Guest Speaker:
|VP of Engineering at Decide.com|
Kate Matsudaira has a great deal of experience in the tech world. She worked as the VP Engineering/CTO at several tech startups including Decide, Delve Networks (acquired by Limelight) and SEOmoz. Before joining the startup community, she spent time as a software engineer, and technical lead/manager at Amazon and Microsoft. Kate has extensive knowledge and experience building large scale distributed web systems, big data, cloud computing and technical leadership. Kate has a B.S. in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College, and has completed graduate work at the University of Washington in both Business and Computer Science (M.S.).
Who else is attending?
Engineers/Creatives & Special Guests from:
Zillow, Zulily, Amazon, Cheezburger, TechFlash, Whitepages, Facebook, SEOmoz, The Platform, Microsoft, Tableau, Rim, DigitalEve, BigFish Games, Decide.com, StartupWeekend, Zealyst, GeekGirlCon, GirlPowerHour, LadyCoders, Health123, Wordpress, Microryza, Opscode and more!
Thank You to Our Premium Sponsors:
The Platform - Tableau Software - MKSingh Law Office