When: Thursday, November 15, 2007, 6:30pm - 8:30pmWhere: Yahoo! Building E (Classrooms 9 and 10), 700 First Ave., Sunnyvale, CA Why: Learn from our amazing speakers. Meet fellow movers & shakers. Cost: $5 General, and free for Yahoo! employees ***Please register online at http://intrapreneurship20.eventbrite.com/!***
Women 2.0 and Yahoo! invite you to join us for a fireside chat with Cynthia Johanson (Yahoo! Product Manager, Advanced Development Division) and Nina Bhatti (HP Principal Scientist) about some real ways they have been entrepreneurial within their companies, and how you can be entrepreneurial too. Learn how large corporations can provide the perfect space to foster your personal entrepreneurship, and how to embrace opportunities to ship projects. Intrapraneurship within your company provides valuable experience in product management, and puts you one step closer to becoming that startup CEO one day!
Cynthia Johanson, Yahoo! Product Manager After beginning her career at Yahoo! as a software engineer on the Mobile team, Cynthia is now a product manager on the Advanced Products team. Her most recent project is the just-released Kickstart product, a new social networking service that matches college students to employers.
Nina Bhatti, HP Principal Scientist Nina creates unique consumer experiences with specially designed imaging technology. She assembled and led an all-star team within HP to enable camera phones to correctly capture skin tone, ultimately assisting in cosmetics purchases. Her team is currently in talks with cosmetics giants to bring this technology to you.
The fireside chat will be moderated by Indu Navar, co-founder and CEO of Serus. She has been on the ground floor of several startups and large companies, including Healtheon (WebMD), Silicon Graphics, and NASA.
Light appetizers will be served at 6:30pm. The fireside chat will start at 7:30pm.
Hosted by our friends at Yahoo! and special thanks to Ginny Hung and Karolina Buchner.
Directions to Yahoo!: From 237/101, exit NORTH Mathilda and make a left at First Avenue, then a left again to the Building E parking lot. Visitor parking spots are available near Building E, and also across the street by the security attendant's booth. Main campus is at 701 First Avenue.