Session: Trends in Web Development
Why is web development interesting? What are the challenges in the web world and how is it evolving? How do you become a great web developer? Join to hear multiple perspectives and answers to these questions and more from experienced web developers and senior managers.
- Challenges in the field
- Scope of Web Development
- How to land a job in Web Development
Pooja Malpani is the Head of Engineering for Bloomberg Media. She leads the engineering team responsible for consumer media, marketing and data visualization. This includes supporting Bloomberg.com, consumer mobile applications, smart television apps, other connected devices, as well as the systems that deliver market-moving news, data, audio and video to consumers and syndication partners. Her group also manages Bloomberg’s marketing web sites, as well as various Bloomberg Philanthropies sites.
Prior to Bloomberg, Pooja was at HBO Digital Products, where she led the Purchase and Identity engineering teams for HBO Go and HBO Now. Her group was responsible for Subscription Management, including Auth, Direct Commerce and Partner Commerce across web, mobile and connected devices. Her group managed HBO’s streaming user services, including scaling for high traffic shows like ‘Game of Thrones’.
Prior to joining HBO, Pooja spent 9 years at Microsoft, leading the engineering efforts on a variety of features for Skype for Business and Skype for consumers.
Pooja is an ambassador for women in technology and is actively involved in engineering initiatives related to diversity.
Pooja graduated from Indiana University with a Masters in Computer Science.