Alumni profiles

B.S. IEOR ‘97
Currently: Senior Director, Product Management at BrightEdge

What was your first job ever?
IBM, Staff Engineer responsible for implementing global logistics operations and optimizing finished goods inventory across JIT distribution centers.

What are you currently working on?
Heading up marketing analytics and platform strategy for BrightEdge.

What do you miss most about being a student at Cal?
Learning as much as possible and appreciating the projects and real-world experiences offered through the IEOR classes. Getting access to a world-class network of employers, and building confidence as a female, minority engineering student.

Do you have any advice for current IEOR students?
Trust your instincts — they are usually right.  Stay hungry, stay curious. In 20 years, you’ll understand why.