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Witty: Women In Tech Talk To Yaz

Yasmin Alameddine

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Witty: Women In Tech Talk To Yaz

Witty: Women In Tech Talk To Yaz

Yasmin Alameddine

2
Followers
39
Plays
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Witty: Women In Tech Talk to Yaz is a bi-weekly podcast about women disrupting the technology industry. Founder and host Yasmin Alameddine has fun, candid conversations with her guests. Witty's guests range from Bumble founders, Instagram data scientists, Netflix recruiters, Google marketers, to angel investors. They share their first exposure to technology, the challenges they face in the industry, and their thoughts on the changing landscape. Witty is growing quickly, backed by an all-women team, partnering with women-first organizations, and reaching over 25,000 loyal listeners in over 45 countries. Reach out at podcastwitty@gmail.com

Latest Episodes

Ep. 54: Designing Technology For Everyone (Leen Li)

Leen Li is the Chief Financial Officer of Wealthsimple. Leen received her bachelors degree in China at the Changchun Taxation College. She then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia to receive her masters in finance at Saint Mary's University. In 2005, Leen moved to Toronto to join Eloqua. In 2012, the founder of Eloqua asked Leen to be the Vice President of Finance and Operations for their new venture, Influitive. Leen talks about closing the technology gap in developing countries, the future of fintech to Elon Musk's neuralink. You can reach out to Leen on LinkedIn. Keep in touch with Witty on our website, on LinkedIn or email us at podcastwitty@gmail.com.Support the show

25 MIN2019 SEP 9
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Ep. 54: Designing Technology For Everyone (Leen Li)

Ep. 53: Boundaries don't exist if you don't believe them (Laura Hutton)

Laura Hutton is the Chief Product Officer of Quantexa. Quantexa uses the latest advancements in big data and AI to uncovers hidden customer connections and behaviours to solve major challenges in financial crime, customer insight and data analytics. Prior to founding Quantexa, Laura was the Head of Global Banking and Markets Solutions at BAE System’s Detica NetReveal.Laura talks big data, taking risks as a large company, and facial recognition technology. You can reach out to Laura on LinkedIn.Support the show

26 MIN2019 SEP 3
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Ep. 53: Boundaries don't exist if you don't believe them (Laura Hutton)

Ep. 52: Speed is the only competitive advantage (Lidia Yan)

Lidia Yan is the Co-Founder & CEO of NEXT Trucking, a technology platform connecting shippers with carriers. Previously, Lidia was the founder and CEO of 9luxe.com the leading fashion B2C and B2B platform in Shanghai, China. Later in her career, she was the Marketing Director of LA Made and the Mobile Marketing Manager of NewEgg.com. Lidia holds a Bachelor's Degree from Shanghai International University and a Masters Degree from University of Southern California. Lidia talks founding an e-commerce company in China, navigating the trucking industry, and getting the attention of investors like Sequoia Capital and Brookfield Ventures. You can reach out to Lidia on LinkedIn and Twitter. Learn more about Next Trucking on their website. This episode is sponsored by Witty partner, Raw Signal Group. They are hosting BetterBoss a three day intensive and transformational event in Toronto, Canada from Sept 16-18. Learn how to sharpen the link from strategy to execution, build a thriving team, ...

28 MIN2019 AUG 14
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Ep. 52: Speed is the only competitive advantage (Lidia Yan)

Ep. 51: Empathy is a superpower (Denise Shiffman)

Denise is Chief Product Officer at DriveScale. Previously, Denise was a Senior Vice President at Juniper Networks, and a Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Sun Microsystems. Denise holds a Bachelors of Science from Syracuse University and Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Denise talks the value of empathy in building technology, composable infrastructure, and, developing strong women's communities like HiPower.You can reach out to Denise on Twitter and LinkedIn.Support the show

37 MIN2019 AUG 4
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Ep. 51: Empathy is a superpower (Denise Shiffman)

Ep. 50: Personalization On Steroids (Stephanie Scapa)

Stephanie Scapa is the is founder and CEO of WEVY, an entertainment app allowing you to easily listen, read, and watch content, as well as share with others. Stephanie also is the senior VP of Corporate Development at Altair, WEYV's parent company. She is also the founder of Tech Tree, a philanthropy helping corporations get hands-on in their communities with after school STEAM for children. Earlier in her career, Stephanie worked at American Express, and Cisco Systems. Stephanie graduated with an Industrial and Operations Engineering degree from the University of Michigan. Stephanie talks lifestyle and negotiation tips for entrepreneurs, Artificial Intelligence-assisted creativity, and building content-recommendation engines. You can reach out to Stephanie on Twitter and LinkedIn. Get two months of WEYV free by using Witty's exclusive promo code witty19 on weyv.com!Support the show

20 MIN2019 JUL 29
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Ep. 50: Personalization On Steroids (Stephanie Scapa)

Ep.49: From Hollywood to Silicon Valley (Cooper Harris)

Cooper Harris is the current founder and CEO of Klickly, a SaaS platform that predicts who will buy, then lets them purchase easily. Earlier in her life, she worked as a successful actress in Los Angeles and New York. While acting, she started attending hack-a-thons. Cooper furthered her interested in technology as the Director of Innovations and Technology at the conference Collective: Disrupt and then starting her own digital agency, CPK Productions. Cooper talks about pivoting from Hollywood to Silicon Valley, the e-commerce landscape, and biohacking like Elon Musk's neurolink. You can reach out to Cooper on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Follow Witty online or on Instagram.Support the show

27 MIN2019 JUL 22
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Ep.49: From Hollywood to Silicon Valley (Cooper Harris)

Ep. 48: Living On Both Sides (Naomi Ceder)

Naomi Ceder is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Python Software Foundation. Naomi is a published author on Python programming, a long-time Python community organizer, and the co-founder of Trans*Code Hackday. Naomi knows ten languages and holds a Ph.D. in Classical Languages and Literature. Naomi talks about the beginning and future of the Python programming language, cultivating a transgender community in tech, and navigating the tech industry before and after transitioning. You can reach out to Naomi on Twitter, LinkedIn or at info@naomiceder.tech. Learn more about MicroPython, CircuitPython, and Python on embedded devices. Use our exclusive promo code podwitty19 for a discount on Naomi's book The Quick Python Book.Support the show

30 MIN2019 JUN 11
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Ep. 48: Living On Both Sides (Naomi Ceder)

Ep. 47: How Bumble is innovating with kindness and accountability (Alex Williamson)

Alex Williamson is Chief Brand Officer and a founding team member at Bumble. Alex majored in Cinema-Television at Southern Methodist University. She was hired by Bumble Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd as a three-month contract employee to help Bumble launch in Dallas, Texas. Within three weeks into the contract role, Alex was managing Bumble’s social media and produced all of the brand content. Today, Alex oversees Bumble's brand and mission globally.We talk about making yourself indispensable as an employee, combatting misogyny through technology and AI, and bringing a brand to life in a variety of innovative ways. You can follow along on Instagram by following Chief Brand Officer Alex Williamson, CEO Whitney Wolfe Heard, Bumble, Bumble Bizz and Bumble BFF. Support the show

30 MIN2019 MAY 27
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Ep. 47: How Bumble is innovating with kindness and accountability (Alex Williamson)

Ep. 46: My Neopets taught me HTML (Marie-Phillippe Gill)

Marie-Phillippe Gill is a student technology influencer through Girl Knows Tech, and is pursuing a master degree in machine learning. Marie-Phillippe has received many accolades for her work to make technology more inclusive for women, including the Google Women Techmakers Scholarship, an award from the Prime Minister of Quebec, the Forces Avenir award, and the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal.Marie-Phillippe talks about being a bilingual influencer, machine learning in healthcare, and Google's Look Out App.Learn more about Marie-Phillippe and Girl Knows Tech on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook.Support the show

20 MIN2019 MAY 20
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Ep. 46: My Neopets taught me HTML (Marie-Phillippe Gill)

Ep. 45: Girls are not encouraged to build (Amy Rasdal)

Amy Rasdal has over 20 years of experience in Operations, Product Development, Corporate Development and Marketing. Amy founded three companies, Rasdal Associates, Inc., Billable at the Beach, and Billable with Baby. Amy held a variety of positions at CareFusion, Cardinal Health, Tandem Medical, Epic Cycle Interactive and ASK Computer Systems. Amy has an MBA from The Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth as well as undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Music and French. Amy talks about founding three companies, the value of flexible work life for parents, and 3D printing's impact in biotechnology.Reach out to Amy to amy@billablewithbaby.com. Learn more about Billable with Baby on their website, Facebook page or LinkedIn.Support the show

21 MIN2019 MAY 5
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Ep. 45: Girls are not encouraged to build (Amy Rasdal)

Latest Episodes

Ep. 54: Designing Technology For Everyone (Leen Li)

Leen Li is the Chief Financial Officer of Wealthsimple. Leen received her bachelors degree in China at the Changchun Taxation College. She then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia to receive her masters in finance at Saint Mary's University. In 2005, Leen moved to Toronto to join Eloqua. In 2012, the founder of Eloqua asked Leen to be the Vice President of Finance and Operations for their new venture, Influitive. Leen talks about closing the technology gap in developing countries, the future of fintech to Elon Musk's neuralink. You can reach out to Leen on LinkedIn. Keep in touch with Witty on our website, on LinkedIn or email us at podcastwitty@gmail.com.Support the show

25 MIN2019 SEP 9
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Ep. 54: Designing Technology For Everyone (Leen Li)

Ep. 53: Boundaries don't exist if you don't believe them (Laura Hutton)

Laura Hutton is the Chief Product Officer of Quantexa. Quantexa uses the latest advancements in big data and AI to uncovers hidden customer connections and behaviours to solve major challenges in financial crime, customer insight and data analytics. Prior to founding Quantexa, Laura was the Head of Global Banking and Markets Solutions at BAE System’s Detica NetReveal.Laura talks big data, taking risks as a large company, and facial recognition technology. You can reach out to Laura on LinkedIn.Support the show

26 MIN2019 SEP 3
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Ep. 53: Boundaries don't exist if you don't believe them (Laura Hutton)

Ep. 52: Speed is the only competitive advantage (Lidia Yan)

Lidia Yan is the Co-Founder & CEO of NEXT Trucking, a technology platform connecting shippers with carriers. Previously, Lidia was the founder and CEO of 9luxe.com the leading fashion B2C and B2B platform in Shanghai, China. Later in her career, she was the Marketing Director of LA Made and the Mobile Marketing Manager of NewEgg.com. Lidia holds a Bachelor's Degree from Shanghai International University and a Masters Degree from University of Southern California. Lidia talks founding an e-commerce company in China, navigating the trucking industry, and getting the attention of investors like Sequoia Capital and Brookfield Ventures. You can reach out to Lidia on LinkedIn and Twitter. Learn more about Next Trucking on their website. This episode is sponsored by Witty partner, Raw Signal Group. They are hosting BetterBoss a three day intensive and transformational event in Toronto, Canada from Sept 16-18. Learn how to sharpen the link from strategy to execution, build a thriving team, ...

28 MIN2019 AUG 14
Comments
Ep. 52: Speed is the only competitive advantage (Lidia Yan)

Ep. 51: Empathy is a superpower (Denise Shiffman)

Denise is Chief Product Officer at DriveScale. Previously, Denise was a Senior Vice President at Juniper Networks, and a Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Sun Microsystems. Denise holds a Bachelors of Science from Syracuse University and Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Denise talks the value of empathy in building technology, composable infrastructure, and, developing strong women's communities like HiPower.You can reach out to Denise on Twitter and LinkedIn.Support the show

37 MIN2019 AUG 4
Comments
Ep. 51: Empathy is a superpower (Denise Shiffman)

Ep. 50: Personalization On Steroids (Stephanie Scapa)

Stephanie Scapa is the is founder and CEO of WEVY, an entertainment app allowing you to easily listen, read, and watch content, as well as share with others. Stephanie also is the senior VP of Corporate Development at Altair, WEYV's parent company. She is also the founder of Tech Tree, a philanthropy helping corporations get hands-on in their communities with after school STEAM for children. Earlier in her career, Stephanie worked at American Express, and Cisco Systems. Stephanie graduated with an Industrial and Operations Engineering degree from the University of Michigan. Stephanie talks lifestyle and negotiation tips for entrepreneurs, Artificial Intelligence-assisted creativity, and building content-recommendation engines. You can reach out to Stephanie on Twitter and LinkedIn. Get two months of WEYV free by using Witty's exclusive promo code witty19 on weyv.com!Support the show

20 MIN2019 JUL 29
Comments
Ep. 50: Personalization On Steroids (Stephanie Scapa)

Ep.49: From Hollywood to Silicon Valley (Cooper Harris)

Cooper Harris is the current founder and CEO of Klickly, a SaaS platform that predicts who will buy, then lets them purchase easily. Earlier in her life, she worked as a successful actress in Los Angeles and New York. While acting, she started attending hack-a-thons. Cooper furthered her interested in technology as the Director of Innovations and Technology at the conference Collective: Disrupt and then starting her own digital agency, CPK Productions. Cooper talks about pivoting from Hollywood to Silicon Valley, the e-commerce landscape, and biohacking like Elon Musk's neurolink. You can reach out to Cooper on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Follow Witty online or on Instagram.Support the show

27 MIN2019 JUL 22
Comments
Ep.49: From Hollywood to Silicon Valley (Cooper Harris)

Ep. 48: Living On Both Sides (Naomi Ceder)

Naomi Ceder is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Python Software Foundation. Naomi is a published author on Python programming, a long-time Python community organizer, and the co-founder of Trans*Code Hackday. Naomi knows ten languages and holds a Ph.D. in Classical Languages and Literature. Naomi talks about the beginning and future of the Python programming language, cultivating a transgender community in tech, and navigating the tech industry before and after transitioning. You can reach out to Naomi on Twitter, LinkedIn or at info@naomiceder.tech. Learn more about MicroPython, CircuitPython, and Python on embedded devices. Use our exclusive promo code podwitty19 for a discount on Naomi's book The Quick Python Book.Support the show

30 MIN2019 JUN 11
Comments
Ep. 48: Living On Both Sides (Naomi Ceder)

Ep. 47: How Bumble is innovating with kindness and accountability (Alex Williamson)

Alex Williamson is Chief Brand Officer and a founding team member at Bumble. Alex majored in Cinema-Television at Southern Methodist University. She was hired by Bumble Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd as a three-month contract employee to help Bumble launch in Dallas, Texas. Within three weeks into the contract role, Alex was managing Bumble’s social media and produced all of the brand content. Today, Alex oversees Bumble's brand and mission globally.We talk about making yourself indispensable as an employee, combatting misogyny through technology and AI, and bringing a brand to life in a variety of innovative ways. You can follow along on Instagram by following Chief Brand Officer Alex Williamson, CEO Whitney Wolfe Heard, Bumble, Bumble Bizz and Bumble BFF. Support the show

30 MIN2019 MAY 27
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Ep. 47: How Bumble is innovating with kindness and accountability (Alex Williamson)

Ep. 46: My Neopets taught me HTML (Marie-Phillippe Gill)

Marie-Phillippe Gill is a student technology influencer through Girl Knows Tech, and is pursuing a master degree in machine learning. Marie-Phillippe has received many accolades for her work to make technology more inclusive for women, including the Google Women Techmakers Scholarship, an award from the Prime Minister of Quebec, the Forces Avenir award, and the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal.Marie-Phillippe talks about being a bilingual influencer, machine learning in healthcare, and Google's Look Out App.Learn more about Marie-Phillippe and Girl Knows Tech on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook.Support the show

20 MIN2019 MAY 20
Comments
Ep. 46: My Neopets taught me HTML (Marie-Phillippe Gill)

Ep. 45: Girls are not encouraged to build (Amy Rasdal)

Amy Rasdal has over 20 years of experience in Operations, Product Development, Corporate Development and Marketing. Amy founded three companies, Rasdal Associates, Inc., Billable at the Beach, and Billable with Baby. Amy held a variety of positions at CareFusion, Cardinal Health, Tandem Medical, Epic Cycle Interactive and ASK Computer Systems. Amy has an MBA from The Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth as well as undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Music and French. Amy talks about founding three companies, the value of flexible work life for parents, and 3D printing's impact in biotechnology.Reach out to Amy to amy@billablewithbaby.com. Learn more about Billable with Baby on their website, Facebook page or LinkedIn.Support the show

21 MIN2019 MAY 5
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Ep. 45: Girls are not encouraged to build (Amy Rasdal)
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