Yvette is the CTO of Meetup. She leads the engineering team with a focus on continuous learning, innovation, and using data to launch software that brings people together around the world to do what matters to them. Her team’s work enables 27+ million members in over 180 countries to organize, build community, and meetup around the world. Those members have created over 250,000 Meetup groups, including 30,000 dedicated to technology–a step in our mission to have a Meetup Everywhere about Most Everything.
Prior to joining Meetup, Yvette’s career included leadership roles at startups and product development firms, most notably as the General Manager at Schematic/Possible and Director of Technology at AKQA. Yvette was responsible for leading the team who built Grindr during the early days of Grindr’s most rapid growth.