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Lida Tohidi

Tech Speaker and Managing Director, Pidari

San Francisco

Lida has 11 years of experience in digital marketing, and program management, and strategic planning. She has focused the last 5+ years on advising/consulting/investing in mission-driven companies.

Initiatives and teams that Lida led include: launching a national incubator, advising startups that have raised over US $500 million, and winning international competitions, such as the Google Startup Battle award out of 1000+ teams. Lida has had experience in initiating, leading, and completing projects in Australia, Bénin, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Malawi, Switzerland, the UAE, UK, and USA. In short, she has lived and worked on all continents (though still awaiting an invitation from Antarctica :D), and speaks 3 languages well (while working on another 3).

Lida is also very passionate about diversity and inclusion in tech and beyond, and has honored it through public speaking. In the last year alone, Lida has spoken at numerous events and conferences about these topics, ranging from Anaplan, Anita Borg, Capital One, Droidcon, Google, Mavenlink, ThoughtWorks, Twitch, WeWork, Women in STEM, and WEST.

Upcoming:

Break into Digital Marketing

Break into Digital Marketing

Durnig this event, we will discuss how to break into a digital marketing role.

23
Wed, 23 January 6:00 - 8:30pm PST

Previously (4):

Breaking into a Tech Career

Breaking into a Tech Career

We will discuss how to break into a tech career, whether you have worked for public / private sector.

2 Times

Design Thinking for Startups

Design Thinking for Startups

Join GA and 23 Design for this event that will teach you why startups, and all teams within them, should care about Design Thinking.

Break into Digital Marketing

Break into Digital Marketing

Durnig this event, we will discuss how to break into a digital marketing role.

Teach at GA

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