Go Girl Topic: Technology + Travel = Adventure
Jennifer is focused on getting things DONE and done right. She enjoys connecting people and empowering them to make change happen. A geek at heart, originally a programer, she has learned to communicate across functions and is happiest being part of a team that moves a new product from inception to launch.
Her primary experience is building Software as a Service products in the Digital Marketing industry. She has a broad international business perspective and a passion for online privacy. She recently launched her own business, YouLi, that takes advantage of the convergence of Technology and Travel in one of the most liveable cities in the world, Melbourne Australia.
What is the most awesome thing about having a career in tech for you?
Being able to bring my ideas to life in a way that reaches millions of people
As a child, did you dream of a career in tech?
Nope – I’m a bit older than I look
What’s the coolest thing you’ve done, both personally and professionally?
We launched Groupon’s email marketing program in China – when no other provider could
Why are you passionate about diversity in technology?
We solve the problems that we see, so if more people can build solutions, more of the worlds problems will be solved, not just the ones for certain groups of men.
What would your advice be to your 15 year old self?
Smile more, it gets better