UMSI-CDO Women in Information Career Series: Erin Teague

Date: 
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

1255 North Quad

U-M alumna Erin Teague will discuss "Getting Your Worth in the Tech Industry" as keynote speaker of the UMSI-CDO Career Series: Women in Information.

While the series focuses on career paths and success strategies for women, this event is open to all.

About the speaker:

Erin Teague is a director of product management at Yahoo, where she is responsible for new user growth of Yahoo's fantasy and sports products. Prior to Yahoo, she worked as a product manager at Path and Twitter, where she focused on user growth, product strategy and analytics. She began her career at Morgan Stanley, where she designed algorithms embedded in electronic trading applications as a software engineer and product manager in the firm’s Algorithmic Trading Technology group.

In 2015, Teague was recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley” by Silicon Valley Business Journal, “The Next Generation of Tech Stars” by Refinery29, “40 Under 40 Tech Diversity - Silicon Valley” by theREGISTRY Bay Area, and one of “10 Black Women Making Major Moves in Tech” by BET Networks.  She has also been named one of Glamour Magazine’s “35 Women Under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry” and one of Business Insider's "Silicon Valley 100."

In addition, Teague serves on the board of several Silicon Valley startups as well as the Wells Fargo Advisory Board, University of Michigan’s Computer Science and Engineering National Advisory Board, and the Code2040 Advisory Board.

Originally from Michigan, she holds a MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Morgan Stanley Fellow, and a BSE in computer engineering from the University of Michigan, where she graduated with honors as an Intel Scholar.