Linda Avendano

Senior Software Engineer

Linda is a senior engineer with a master’s degree in Software Engineering for Carnegie Mellon University. Originally from Mexico City, she has lived in Silicon Valley for the past 8 years. She has worked at Electronic Arts, Sears Online Business Unit and Netflix before joining a startup in Health care space. As an introvert, networking wasn’t something that attracted her, but over the last few years she has learned how other forms of networking can help not only to land a better job, but also to make more meaningful connections.

My Sessions

Finding a Job for the True You

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Finding your first job in tech can be difficult and confusing if you try to do it the standard way. But what happens when you have a background that doesn’t seem to be related to tech? Or where to start if you are looking for a career that doesn’t fit the usual roles? Moreover, how […]

Breaking into Tech