Head of Engineering Operations

As the Senior Manager of Strategy & Operations for Engineering, Rebecca is co-building a new operational function for the entire Etsy Engineering organization. Her mission in this role is to create and lead strategic, transformational efforts that enable our leaders – both management and admin – to be empowered, to promote inclusiveness and diversity, and to fearlessly craft Etsy’s suite of products. During her tenure, she successfully ran the FY 2020 and FY 2021 Annual Operations Planning (budget, strategy, and headcount) for all of Engineering and rolled out OKR usage and scoring to 100% of all Engineering teams. Rebecca is well-versed in agile and coaching methodologies, and has led multiple transformation programs in technology, including project managing a cloud migration and planning the process to adopt SRE for multiple engineering teams.

Rebecca graduated with Honors from Northwestern University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy, specializing in Learning and Organizational Change. She hails from Dallas, TX but currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her partner, her bike and her many plant babies.

Summits Attended: 2019 SF, 2020 Debug

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.