Program Director, Growth, Insight Data Science & Engineering
Kathy Copic is the Program Director for New Initiatives and Growth at Insight. Insight's Data Science and Data Engineering programs help scientists and engineers transition into new careers in big data. In 2014, Kathy led Insight's expansion to New York City. Before Insight, she earned her Ph.D. in Experimental Particle Physics at the University of Michigan, was a post-doc at Columbia, and worked as a Staff Scientist at Berkeley National Lab. She... Read More →
MySQL DBA, Yelp
Jenni Snyder has been a MySQL DBA for 10 years, and has spent the last four and a half here at Yelp, first as the first DBA, and now Manager of the Databases Team which is part of Yelp Engineering Operations & Infrastructure. Her team is responsible for the availability, performance, and evolution of Yelp's production database infrastructure. She is also co-leader of two Employee Resource Groups: Yelp Moms and Awesome Women in Engineering.
Lead Instructor, Data Science, Galvanize
Giovanna is a data scientist and engineer who loves math, algorithms and the power of data. Giovanna was previously a Software Engineer at Facebook, running experiments to analyze terabytes of data and building applications to help the company grow. She taught computer science at the University of Toronto, taught English in Hungary, and has also mentored at Hackbright Academy. | | As a grad student at the University of Toronto, Giovanna... Read More →
Senior Software Engineer, MarkLogic
Fei Xue is a senior software engineer at MarkLogic (enterprise NoSQL database vendor) working on distributed database system and search query processing/optimization. Her most recent projects include Bitemporal data management and Tiered Storage management. She is interested in high performance server programming and distributed systems. | Fei holds a CS MS from Yale and a EE BS from Tsinghua University.
VP, Engineering, Apigee Corporation
Jin Zhang is a passionate technology leader who is constantly looking for new learning. She is currently leading the engineering team at Apigee, a start-up focusing on API and data analytics in the Silicon Valley. Prior to this Jin was an accomplished engineering executive with IBM, responsible for managing global teams as well as delivering 8-digit annual revenue plans. Jin is highly respected by her customers and is a frequent speaker at... Read More →