Join us for a conversation between women of color who are powerhouses in the mobile industry. We'll be discussing how the panelists got to where they are today, some of the challenges and successes they've experienced, and what they've learned along the way. Of course, we'll also be discussing mobile strategies for retention and engagement, and how the panelists are planning for 2021. The panel will be followed by a networking session open to all attendees.
Product Manager - Mobile Apps
Growth Advisor, fmr. Global Head of Digital Marketing @ Slack & Head of Growth @ Google Store
Sr Director/ Head of Product Strategy
Isadora is an architect turned product designer turned product manager. She has both an MFA from Parsons and an MBA from UCLA Anderson. She's worked in construction, entertainment, talent management B2B software, healthcare and now, hospitality. She takes a holistic approach to product development and is always trying to broaden her skillset. She felt into mobile almost by accident in 2015, but loves every single aspect of it. On top of that, she also runs workshops around positivity and tries to spread joy whenever she can.
Holly Chen is a Growth and Marketing advisor, angel investor, and Co-Active Coach. She’s the founder of CeilingBreakers.us, a leadership coaching program and community for underrepresented leaders. Previously, Holly was the Global Head of Digital Marketing at Slack, Head of Growth at Google Store, and led Google B2B Website Strategies globally. She also worked at Gucci, Deloitte Consulting, Kearny and United Nations.
Sukriti is a mobile engineer turned product manager at Spotify, where she works on mobile apps and accessibility. Previously she was at Yahoo Finance where she led the Android app, accessibility, and account linking with financial brokerages across desktop and mobile. She led the app through unprecedented growth in engagement and monetization, while building delightful, accessible experiences for retail investors. Sukriti studied Electrical Engineering and Finance at Princeton University. Her personal interests include recreational aviation, yoga and mentoring women in tech.
Saloni is an innovator and disruptor driving product strategy in her current role. Prior to this, she led digital innovation and experience as Global Director for Digital at Marriott. Her journey into mobile started with her first job after MBA at Verizon Wireless and progressed to leading several strategic initiatives in mobile, payments, tech, travel and insurance. Outside of work she loves to mentor underrepresented leaders and product managers. She is also a meditation practitioner, artist and draws inspiration from her travels and hikes.
Co-founder/VP of Marketing
Mada leads marketing as a co-founder of Branch, the mobile growth platform for today's top companies, powering mobile linking and growth for over 30,000 apps and 2 billion monthly users around the world. Born and raised in Romania, Mada came to the US to study Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University and then earned her Masters of Engineering and MBA from Stanford. Mada enjoys playing the latest viral mobile game, binge-watching the hottest sci-fi show, and photographing Branch events. Mada regularly speaks about mobile growth at top tech events like Websummit and Saastr, and she was included in Linkedin’s Next Wave, 150 top professionals in 15 industries all under 35.