A Virtual Fireside Chat with Maria Belousova and Jason Wain

What does it take to steer the ship on a hyper-growth timetable? How do you re-calibrate as revenue and users surge?

Join us as we reboot the Code as Craft (CaC) speaker series with a virtual fireside chat about the biggest challenges and opportunities of shaping a rapidly transforming business. Hear from Maria Belousova, Chief Digital Officer at Indigo AG, an environmental sustainability business supporting farmers and agriculture, and former Chief Technology Officer at GrubHub, as she shares her journey in technology leadership through growth and acquisitions. After the one-on-one discussion with Reverb Chief Technology Officer Jason Wain, a moderated Q&A session will follow.

About Maria Belousova

An accomplished technology leader, Maria Belousova is responsible for developing Indigo’s digital platform to better serve farmers, buyers, advisors, and agricultural ecosystem partners.

In her position as the company’s first CDO, Maria focuses on opening access to Indigo’s technology platform to create greater efficiency and connectivity, leveling the playing field and expanding opportunity for those operating within the business of agriculture. Maria has built a career solving complex customer problems with technology, building successful large-scale and data driven products, and leading high performing technology and product organizations, experience she leverages to oversee Indigo’s Software Product Management, Engineering, Geo Innovation, and Information Technology teams.

Most recently, Maria served as Chief Technology Officer at GrubHub where, during her six-year tenure, she led high-growth technology teams to develop and continuously improve the company’s multi-sided marketplace and logistics platform, steering the company’s technical infrastructure and product vision. Prior to Grubhub, Maria held leadership positions at a number of high-growth technology companies. Her experience includes serving as VP of Technology at Bluefly, one of the largest online fashion destinations, where she managed the technical capabilities and infrastructure of the online marketplace. Maria also founded and served as CEO of Davai, a cloud-based, scalable social media platform in addition to holding leadership roles at Microsoft Bing Mobile and Bing Local.

Maria holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Middle Tennessee State University.

About Jason Wain

Jason served in engineering leadership at Etsy, and then moved to the CTO role at Reverb after Etsy’s acquisition of the online Marketplace for new, used and vintage musical instruments.

Livestream

Can't join us in person? This event will be streamed at 4pm Eastern.

Event Details

Thursday, Jul 22, 2021

3:30-4:00 pm: Registration
4:00-5:00 pm: Presentation
5:00-6:00 pm: Social Hour

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