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Dec 5, 2019

Ushashi Chakraborty is a Director of Engineering for Backend Engineering at Mode Analytics in San Francisco. She moved to California in October 2018 from Chicago where she worked in Groupon for 5 years as an Engineering Manager for Consumer Applications and before that as a Software Development Engineer in Test. She has also worked in Microsoft and Thomson Reuters. She holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from North Dakota State University.
 
Ushashi has been involved with theater since high school and, especially, with improv since 2015. She is a Second City Training Center, Chicago alumni and has performed improv, sketch and stand up across several small theaters in Chicago.
 
Ushashi has spoken at major conferences including Grace Hopper Conference (SOL, 2014), expo:QA, Madrid, multiple chapters of CTO Summit in Nasdaq NYC, Austin, Chicago, and SF as well as in Leadership Summits by Code Climate, VerveCon, and General Assembly Breakfast Talk in 2018-19. She has recorded podcasts for the startupcto and frontier by gun.io. She, most recently, spoke at the Grace Hopper Conference, Orlando, 2019.