From Struggle to Success
July 31, 2017
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Chief Technology Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Prior to her current post at the Naval Surface War Center, Megan served as Deputy Program Manager at PEO Integrated Warfare Systems and Science & Technology Director at PEO Littoral Combat Ships. She holds and MBA from MIT and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.
Associate Chief Information Officer, County of Los Angeles
Kimberly Jo, Senior Deputy for Budget Advocacy and Information Technology, is responsible for the advancement of budget and technology policy and initiatives that support economic development, environmental, health and human services, justice and public safety, transportation, and communication priorities.
Previously, Ms. Jo served as the Associate Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the area of Information Technology (IT) Strategic Planning and Governance for the County of Los Angeles’ CIO. The CIO serves as the in-house IT consultant providing strategy, coordination, and oversight of the County’s more than $1 billion dollar IT investment.
CDO and EVP of Data Science & Engineering, Live Nation
Key algorithmic contributions in the areas of sponsored search (targeting ads to search queries) and sponsored content (targeting ads to page content) at Goto, Overture and Yahoo. Head of product and engineering at FAN. FAN is the creator of Hypertargeting, targetable segments of audiences on social media and MyAds, a self-serve marketplace for display advertising.
Chief Technology Officer, Ticketmaster
Jody is a builder of high performance teams, systems and consumer internet businesses.