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Kate Matsudaira

Kate Matsudaira
VP Engineering, popforms

Website | @katemats

Kate specializes in creating and operating large-scale web applications. Her focus has primarily rested on SaaS applications and big data. She has extensive experience building and managing high-performance teams, and considers herself a fan of agile development practices and the lean startup movement.  
She is currently founding her own startup, popforms, but has held roles as developer, project manager, product manager, and people manager at great companies including
Amazon and Microsoft. The last seven years she has been a VP of Engineering/CTO for companies like  SEOmoz, Decide, and prior to that Delve Networks (acquired by Limelight). 

Follow her  blog to see her writings on tech and leadership. She is also the curator of the
Technology and Leadership Newsletter (TLN), as well as a cofounder of Recruiting Hacks.


Grand Ballroom B
Kate Matsudaira (popforms)
Average rating: ***..
(3.12, 33 ratings)
This talk will explore the pitfalls of "abstraction magic", and promote the successes that full stack understanding can bring to your projects, and even career. Read more.
East Lounge (Table B)
Kate Matsudaira (popforms)
Stop by Kate's office hours to dive deep into the why's and how's of making full stack understanding a reality. Learn how to talk hard-core tech with everyone from the CEO to the office manager, and find out why that's such a good idea. How does communicating the details of hard technology make you a better leader? Come by and learn how to take it to the next level. Read more.


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