Introducing Our New Guest Columnist: Manilla.com CTO Beth Devin
1:30 pm, September 20th | by Sarah Devlin
We are so pleased to announce a new guest columnist — Beth Devin, the CTO of Manilla.com, a Webby and People’s Voice award-winning company, owned by the Hearst Corporation, that helps consumers manage their bills and other important accounts in one place. Beth is responsible for Product, Engineering, Information Technology and Customer Service, and Mobile, overseeing Manilla’s apps for the iPhone and Android, which have received 4.5+ stars and reviews from thousands of users. Here, Beth will be sharing her insights on working in a Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics (STEM) field, gathered over the course of a very impressive career.
Beth brings 25 plus years of technology development and leadership experience to Manilla from a variety of industries including financial services, retail, telecommunications, and cable broadcasting. Prior to joining Manilla, Beth was CTO of Art.com, Inc., the largest online retailer of prints, posters and framing services, and the CTO at Blackhawk Network, a prepaid and payments network and market leader in stored value card financial solutions.
Beth held several technology leadership positions at the Charles Schwab Corporation where she supported the retail enterprise, including the branch, call center and Schwab.com customer channels, the Schwab Retail Bank, and the Services for Investment Managers business. Beth has also held technology positions at Turner Broadcasting Systems, Pacific Bell Directory, and Bechtel Petroleum.
Beth received a B.S. degree in Computer Science from San Francisco State University, and is passionate about increasing the number of women in technology and diversity in the field overall. She is a member of American Association of University Women, Watermark, and Women in Technology. She participated in a yearlong fellowship program sponsored by the International Women’s Forum (IWF) in 2000/2001.
We’re so glad to have her on board! Look for her inaugural column next Thursday, September 27th.