Kristin Simonini, the Vice President of Product at Applause, spent the first few years of her career in consulting and human resources. Eventually, Simonini realized that she could start working in product. Simonini spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to share the details about her career.
When Neha Kumar graduated from the University of Michigan with a BBA in business, she felt like she had two options: a career in consulting, or a career in finance. Today, she is Director of Product Management at Oscar Health, and connected with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss the road that got her to where she is today. They also discuss everything from stress management tips to advice for recent college grads.
After graduating with a degree in computer engineering, Emily Glass jumped into product management right away, working in various product-related roles at Brightcove, Akamai, and now Datto. Glass spoke about her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and even shared some advice to those who might be graduating this year.
Sabrina Manville has always had a career in higher enducation in some way, shape, or form before getting involved with a full-fledged startup. Samantha Costanzo Carleton spoke with Manville to learn about the startup she helped co-found, Edmit, and how it's helping parents and students figure out the true cost of college.
Layla Shaikley’s career has taken her to the stars and back, as prior to co-founding Wise Systems, she had started it at NASA. Shaikley shares the story behind her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and spoke about the founding of Wise Systems.
After Kate Westervelt gave birth to her first child, she was sent home from the hospital with plenty of information about how to care for her new baby, but little about how to take care of herself. This gave Westervelt the motivation to start her own company, MOMBOX. Westervelt shares the story behind the company, and her career, with Samantha Costanzo Carleton.
Matisha Ladiwala has worked everywhere from small startups with fewer than 20 employees to IBM, which had well over half a million while she worked there. Ladiwala sat down to speak with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss her career and what it has entailed up to this point.
As part of our Lead(H)er feature, we’ve had the great privilege of talking to women who are shaking things up not only as founders, but as product managers, C-suite execs, marketing experts, and more in Boston’s vibrant startup scene. Take a look at our list of the talented women we’ve spotlighted this year.
Jennifer Gormley views design as a multidisciplinary field is now continuing her pattern of education and thinking as she closes out her first year as the Senior Director for Change and Enablement at the Boston Consulting Group. Gormley spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to learn more about her career.
Julie Hogan, Drift's VP of Customer Success, spent most of her career working with people-related teams at other tech companies such as HubSpot. Hogan shared the details surrounding her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and talked about how she's helped grow teams at her current and previous locations.
Tricia Chang has had a career-long trend of working in product at various tech companies; from Care.com to Nanigans to now Photo Butler. Chang spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to talk about her career. Chang also discusses what she feels is her greatest accomplishment outside of startups.
Dorit Levy-Zilbershot says she leads with ideas and is currently the VP of Product Management and R&D at Attivio. She sat down with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to talk about her career and what led her down this path.
Berni Fisher began in tech in California, but soon transitioned to New England where she worked at TripAdvisor and is now head of product at M.Gemi...a position she didn't think she would end up at! Fisher spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to talk about her career.
What does one do with a degree in comparative literature from an Ivy League school? Why, you work on Wall Street and then in startups. At least, that was Gillan Hawkes answer. Hawkes shares the story behind her career and how she ended up at 6 River Systems with Samantha Costanzo Carleton.