LinkedIn VP of Engineering Maria Zhang and Liquor authority Thad Vogler
You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with LinkedIn's VP of Engineering Maria Zhang, SF's leading liquor authority Thad Volger, and Molekule cofounder Jaya Rao. Enjoy a fireside chat with Maria, Thad and Jaya, curated connections, and a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal & tasting.
Maria Zhang is the VP of Engineering at LinkedIn. Previously, Maria was the VP of Engineering at Yahoo and CTO at Tinder.
Thad Vogler is a global authority on craft spirits. He has been named one of Forbes' most interesting people, and is consulted regularly by national and global press including the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. For nearly two decades, he worked to design, open, and manage the bars at more than 20 top Bay Area venues. He is the owner of Trou Normand and the James Beard Award-winning Bar Agricole in San Francisco. Thad has worked with numerous world-famous restaurateurs including Alice Waters, Charles Phan, and Francis Ford Coppola.
Jaya Rayo is the cofounder at Molekule, a science and clean air company that has developed a fundamentally new approach to cleaning air. Jaya previously worked with Stanford ChangeLabs, an initiative based out of the Stanford D-School, where she was their public sector innovation lead.
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