Lindsey Bleimes is an engineering director at Wayfair. Starting out with a career in the government in computer science, Lindsey made moves to get her MBA and now uses her skills in data science to build systems and tools, creating a more cohesive user experience for Wayfair, a global e-commerce company specializing in home goods. In this interview, Lindsey tackles the subject of taking risks in a constantly changing reality—a challenge that many experts in technology face.
Thriving in an era of change asks us to move through present time with agility. We spent a few days in beautiful Marina Del Rey at PayPal’s annual C360 customer appreciation event. It was our third year, as a guest, and we continue to be honored by their welcoming support of our small but important research community that cultivates women leaders. Would it be ridiculous to think that trusted community will change the future? With companies like PayPal, we say "no!" Their ability to see value in the larger picture makes our ongoing relationship a thrill because they attract other like-minded leaders. Kelly Stickel, our CEO, took some time to reflect and share some of the moments that inspired her at C360:
Throughout the year, we feature a member of our Women2Watch community, made up of some of the greatest influencers, disruptors, and innovators in retail, finance, and technology. Meet Jane Lu, founder and CEO of Showpo, an Australian online fashion retailer and one of our 2019 Women2Watch honorees!
In her interview, she gives her honest take on the experiences of failure and switching from a career in finance to creating a business that celebrates women of all sizes across the world.