Join us during Girls in Tech LA Presents: A Night of Inspiration and Innovation!
Where: Red Bull Headquarters, 1740 Stewart St. Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
Of the event, they say:
Join us at Red Bull Headquarters in Santa Monica for a night filled with inspiration, innovation and brilliant woman executives sharing their stories of success in the tech world. Each speaker will take the stage and give us an intimate look into their career and how they’ve risen to the top of industries, such as gaming, electronics and media. Come with your thinking caps on and business cards handy. Before and after our presentations, we’ll be opening up the floor for mixing and mingling throughout the night. All proceeds from the night will go towards Girls in Tech LA’s mentorship programs including GITLA Mentorship 360*
Don’t miss out! We’ll also have giveaways from Go Pro, Sprint, Microsoft and The Honest Company!
Speaking engagements start promptly at 7:30 pm.
Lily Knowles - Vizio, VP Product Marketing
Lily Knowles, VIZIO’s Vice President of Product Marketing is a 15 year veteran of the Consumer Electronics space. In her position with VIZIO, Ms. Knowles oversees all marketing including new product introductions, branding, positioning and segmentation for the company’s wide range of product categories. In her time with VIZIO, Ms. Knowles has navigated successful sponsorships with ESPN and the Rose Bowl/BCS National Championship Games. She also oversees VIZIO’s popular Fandemonium program for fans of all sports and entertainment, launched in 2013.
Renu Thomas – Senior Vice President, Technology and Operations, Disney/ABC Networks Group
As senior vice president, Technology and Operations, Disney/ABC Networks Group, Renu Thomas is responsible for the technical and operational strategic direction and ongoing management of all television functions across US Domestic Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, ABC Family, Disney ABC Domestic Television (Syndication) and Radio Disney. Additionally, Thomas provides support and collaborates with teams in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Canada on operational and technical activities involving production, channel origination, satellite asset management, foreign language dubbing, duplication and distribution; advanced technology, studio operations and technical affiliate relations. She reports to Vince Roberts, executive vice president, Global Operations and Chief Technology Officer, Disney/ABC Television Group.
Julie Uhrman – CEO, Ouya
Julie Uhrman is a video game entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of OUYA – a new kind of game console for the TV. OUYA provides an open platform for any creator to publish their content to the TV and removes the pain and expense of trial for gamers because every game is free to try. OUYA rose to fame on Kickstarter in July 2012, eventually becoming one of the most successful campaigns of all time. In June of 2013, OUYA launched in retail at Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and Target as well as GAME UK and OUYA.tv. Most recently OUYA has expanded its global retail presence and is now carried across Europe, Brazil, and the Middle East.
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for providing us with food, drinks and a photobooth!
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