With over 15 years of product management leadership spanning operating systems, services, and apps, Cynthia combines her passion for building product with championing diversity and inclusion. She is currently VP of Product for PlayFab, where she drives the company’s product roadmap. Before this, Cynthia was Executive Director of Ada Developers Academy, a tuition-free software development training program for women and gender diverse people. She was also Partner Group Program Manager at Microsoft for several years.
Cynthia is an Allyship trainer with Diverse City, LLC and Ada Developers Academy, an advisor for Seattle Women in Tech and Un-loop, as well as a Board Member for the Northwest School. She has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She enjoys spending time with family, and is also an avid aerialista on aerial hoop, silks, and pole.