Yvette is the CTO of Meetup. She leads the engineering team with a focus on continuous learning, iterating, and using data to launch software that brings people together around the world to do what they love. Her team’s work enables 35+ million members in over 180 countries to organize and meetup in real life. Those members have created over 310,000 Meetup groups, getting over 3 million monthly RSVPs, a step towards our mission of creating a Meetup everywhere about most everything.
Prior to joining Meetup, Yvette’s career included leadership roles at startups and product development firms, most notably at Schematic, Possible, and AKQA. Yvette was responsible for leading the team who built Grindr during the first few years of Grindr’s most rapid growth.
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