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Yes We Can

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A recurring series presented by Cloudflare co-founder and COO Michelle Zatlyn, featuring interviews with women entrepreneurs and tech leaders who clearly debunk the myth that there are no women in tech.

This week's guest: Solmaz Shahalizadeh

Solmaz is the Vice President of Data Science and Engineering at Shopify, leading the teams responsible for leveraging data and machine learning to reduce the complexities of commerce for over one million businesses worldwide. During her time at Shopify, she built the company’s financial data warehouse, played a critical role in their successful IPO, implemented and scaled the company’s first machine-learning products, and led multiple cross-functional teams. In addition to this, she champions a company culture that makes ethical, data-informed decisions and is passionate about building high-quality data products to improve the user experience.

Prior to this, she worked at Morgan Stanley as an analyst and McGill University as a cancer researcher, where she applied machine learning techniques to predict breast cancer outcomes.

Presented by: Michelle Zatlyn, Solmaz Shahalizadeh