Session: Engineering Leadership
Bio: Helen Altshuler
I am a senior Engineering Leader with experience as an Executive Director/Head of Technology at a bank, and the CTO at an analytics startup. I currently work at Google, managing software engineering for Google Maps data platform. With 20 years of software engineering, CTO, and IT leadership experience, I have unique expertise in growing talented and efficient tech teams, building saas products from inception to production (and selling to enterprise customers), and scaling and leading large software systems and organizations. I am a trusted startup and CTO advisor (currently with CapitalG and Techstars), Girls Who Code instructor, tech and career speaker, hackathon mentor and judge, and board advisor at Pace University School of CSIS. I am passionate about developing a diverse tech pipeline, and have been recognized among 10 engineering leaders closing the gender gap in NYC.