Hear from three top women leaders at Google for the 25th anniversary of Take your Children to Work Day. The three workshops will be 90 minutes each and will feature a chat/Q&A with the speaker and an activity related to their area of work.
Speakers: Ivy Ross, Elizabeth Reid, and Lisa Gevelber
Ivy Ross is currently the Vice President of Design for the Hardware Product Area at Google, which was officially formed in 2016. In 2017, she and her team launched a family of consumer hardware products ranging from smartphones to smart speakers, earning 22 different design awards. Previously, Ivy held positions at Calvin Klein, Swatch, Coach, Mattel, Art.com, Bausch & Lomb, and Gap.
Ivy was the keynote speaker at the Nokia World Design Conference and Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit, and has been cited by Fast Company and Businessweek as “one of the new faces of Leadership.”
A renowned artist, her innovative metal work in jewelry is in the permanent collections of 12 international museums. A winner of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts grant, Ivy has also received the Women in Design Award and Diamond International Award for her creative designs.
Ivy’s passion is human potential and relationships. She believes in the combination of art and science to make magic happen and bring great ideas and brands to life.
Elizabeth is a VP of Engineering at Google. She works on Google Maps which is used by billions of people every day to make their lives easier. She was Google’s first female engineer in NYC in 2003. She worked on the East Coast before moving to headquarters.
Lisa is the Global VP Marketing at Google. She leads all marketing for Google's Ads business which is over $80B in revenue. She is also responsible for marketing all of Google's products including Search, Maps, YouTube, Google Play, Android etc. in Latin America and Canada.
Before joining Google, Gevelber served as vice president of Marketing, Sales and Business Development for the social commerce site Polyvore. She also worked as vice president of product management and general manager at Intuit. She has also served on the board of Sutter Health.
This event is being done with Google and is for Google families only. The recordings of the chats will be posted here for the broader Object community.