Lauren Maffeo has reported on and worked within the global technology sector. She started her career as a freelance journalist covering tech trends for The Guardian and The Next Web from London. Today, she works as a senior content analyst at Gartner, where she covers the impact of emerging tech like AI and blockchain on small and midsize business owners.
Lauren has been cited by sources including Forbes, Fox Business, DevOps Digest, The Atlantic, Entrepreneur, and Inc.com. She has spoken at global events including Gartner’s Symposium in Florida, The Global Talent Summit at ETH Zurich in Switzerland, Open Source Summit North America in Vancouver, and Google Dev Fest in Virginia.
In 2017, Lauren was named to The Drum’s 50 Under 30 list of women worth watching in digital. That same year, she helped organize Women Startup Challenge Europe, which was the continent’s largest venture capital competition for women-led startups. She has served as a mentor for Girls in Technology’s Maryland chapter, and DCA Live included her in its 2018 list of “The NEW Power Women of Tech”. Lauren holds an MSc from The London School of Economics and a certificate in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Women in Tech Breakfast
Join us for this interactive dialogue about how women are succeeding in tech and fostering the next generation of leaders.
Intro to the Digital Marketing Community
Want to get involved the digital marketing community? Hear from digital marketer Jon Chang about his experiences in the ecosystem.
Digital Storytelling for Social Impact
This workshop will cover audience building from fundraising through distribution as well as discuss how to engage that audience once the credits roll.