Team Lead Chrome LA

STEAM & Storytelling “Speed Dating” Engagement: Saturday, June 24th - Creators Studio 1

Rachel Blum is a Senior Software Engineer at Google who currently leads the Chrome Browser team in Los Angeles. Before joining Google, Rachel spent 15 years working in the AAA video game industry, creating many award-winning games. She started working with computers when she was 12, and was inspired to pursue software engineering as a career because it allowed her to create things that positively affect people's lives at a large scale. Outside of engineering, she has pursued many different interests, including stage work and a professional ballroom dance career. This rich set of experiences informs her advocacy for diverse voices in technology and everywhere else.