Kevin Prior is a Product Marketing Manager for Platform at Facebook and an active member of gay@FB. Before his current role, he was on the Platform Development team at Box, focused on strategic partnerships and developer relations that help expand Box’s platform presence. While there, he helped kick-start the LGBT resource group as the company scaled in size. Previous to that, he was a Product Marketing Manager on the Hotmail and Outlook.com team at Microsoft Corporation driving consumer brand awareness and perception digital marketing campaigns. In his time at Microsoft, he also had the opportunity to work on B2B software volume licensing, specializing in public sector cross-sell and upsell strategy.
Kevin graduated Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government in 2011. He served as the Associate Business Manager of The Harvard Crimson overseeing all business operations of the oldest continuously published daily college newspaper. He currently serves as the Conference Director for Out for Undergraduate Tech Conference, and previously served as Director of Admissions and Director of Sponsorship.
Matt Bush is currently a Software Engineer on the Pages team at Facebook in their New York City office. He specializes user interface design and development, building out key features to serve a wide range of users, from big brands to local businesses. He is an active member of gay@FB, the company’s LGBT employee resource group. Previously, he interned at Facebook as a Software Engineer on the Questions team, and interned at Blackboard where he helped develop new iPhone and BlackBerry applications. Matt graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science in 2010 and a Masters of Science in Human-Computer Interaction in 2011. At Stanford, he served as the coordinator of the Teaching Computer Science program, where he was responsible for recruiting, training, and organizing the 80-person undergraduate teaching staff of indroductory CS classes. He worked at Stanford’s LGBT Community Resources Center as a graphic designer and publicist, where he consulted on and promoted student-initiated LGBT events and causes. He currently serves as Director of Admissions for the Out for Undergrad Tech Conference, and previously served as Director of Event Programming.
Evan is a rotational associate in People Operations at Google where he currently supports the Product Quality Operations division on all matters related to people including, but not limited to, benefits, analytics, compensation, recruiting and more. He has served as co-lead for PR, Comms & Marketing for Google Pride Month 2013 and is an avid supporter of both the Gayglers and Black Googlers Network.
Before joining Google, Evan spent his undergraduate career at Harvard University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies in 2012. During his time at Harvard, Evan was actively involved in the Harvard International Relations Council and engaged with the international community through Woodbridge Society for International Students. He has had experience living and working in mainland China and is always looking for new opportunities to pick up another language – both spoken and coding. Evan currently serves as a Director of Admissions for the Out for Undergrad Tech Conference.
Timothy Tieu is working on an independent project as an author, connecting with both companies and students to help demystify college recruiting. Previously, he was a University Recruiter at Facebook and Recruiting Director at Addepar. In 2009, Tim worked with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on LGBT workplace issues such as same-sex domestic partner benefits, employee resource groups, and non-discrimination policies. His contributions to HRC’s 2010 publication of the Corporate Equality Index, as well as Degrees of Equality, motivated him to move on to work with Morgan Stanley’s Diversity and Inclusion team and Bloomberg LP’s Leadership Learning and Diversity Group. Tim earned his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University where he founded Cornell Business Alliance, Cornell’s LGBT pre-professional organization.
Tim was a two-time attendee and campus ambassador for the Out for Undergrad Business Conference. He is currently Admissions Director, and previously served on the Admissions and Sponsorship Committees for the last two Out for Undergraduate Tech Conferences. In addition, he also serves as a mentor for the O4U Technology Student Cohort.
Sean Drimmel is a Consultant with Capgemini Consulting for the West Coast practice. Sean earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. During his freshman and sophomore year, he worked as a Sales Associate in the Men’s Sportswear department at Nordstrom. After that, Sean interned for Paragon Strategies, a small-scale management consulting firm. He worked side-by-side with the Founder and President of the company and was the first intern ever in the history of the company. In his last year at Cal, Sean was the Co-Founder and Co-President of Out 4 Business at Berkeley (O4B) – the first and only undergraduate organization on campus that connects the interests of the business and LGBTQ communities. Sean is the first OUTC Alumnus to be on the conference’s organizing committee. He also serves as a Campus Ambassador Coordinator for OUBC.
Pete Gilligan is a Scaling Associate at Google, focused on identifying and implementing scaling opportunities for the Partner Solutions organization. Previously, he worked as a Market Manager for Google Offers. He’s an active member of Gayglers, the company’s LGBTQ group, and serves on the Bay Area Pride planning committee. Before joining Google, he was a Senior Analyst in New Product Development and Corporate Strategy at CEB.
Pete graduated from Brown University in 2009 and concentrated in English Literature. During his time at Brown he co-chaired the Class of 2009 Senior Gift campaign, conducted nanoparticle research with the chemistry department, worked as a teaching assistant for an introductory business course, and gave tours. He currently volunteers at the San Francisco SPCA, serves on the Board of Directors for Mission Graduates, oversees Silicon Valley Social, a recurring mixer for LGBTQ employees in tech, and is Sponsorship Director with the Out for Undergrad Tech Conference.
Lucas Pattan is currently the Chief of Staff of Fog Creek Software, where he focuses on company governance, long-term growth and developer happiness. He previously worked as a tech strategy consultant with Capgemini, where he led OUTFront, the company’s LGBT employee group, and as a social media consultant with the Clinton Foundation’s inaugural Clinton Global Initiative America. He is also an event organizer for The Trevor Project and TEDx.
Lucas graduated from New York University with a degree in History and Public Policy. He co-founded the NYU Political Union and Review while serving as President of the NYU College Democrats. He also served as Budget Director of the Student Senate, blogged with NYULocal and rowed with NYU Crew. Lucas currently serves as Sponsorship Chair for the Out for Undergrad Tech Conference.
Paolo Casumbal is currently a Technical Recruiter bringing the best engineering and technical operations talent to Box. In addition to recruiting, Paolo is part of the steering committee for Box’s first social impact initiative and an active member of lgbt@Box.
Before entering the world of start-ups, Paolo graduated from Stanford University in 2011 with a degree in International Relations. On campus, he explored his personal identity with the Pilipino American Student Union and the Queer & Asian group and expanded his leadership skills by helping organize Stanford’s 2009 New Student Orientation and serving as an Adviser for the Stanford-in-Paris study abroad program.
This year, Paolo is stepping up his OUTC game from previously being a sponsor volunteer to being one of this year’s Directors of Programming!
Scotland is currently a Security Engineer & Architect for Microsoft working on elements for Windows, Xbox, and web scale platforms like Bing and Azure. She specializes in security analysis and secure product design and has lead efforts to better protect customers from attack. She is also one of the Global board of directors for Microsoft’s LGBT Group (GLEAM) and leads the efforts for Transgender equality, representation, and support.
Before joining Microsoft she worked as a Project Manager / Engineer for Cox Communications and prior to that in operations for Paramount Pictures. Scotland currently has an unfinished degrees in Computer Science and Anthropology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The degrees are unfinished as she has spent the last 15 years as a part of the Computer Security and Hacking community where she gained the knowledge and experience that was not part of college curriculum at the time of attendance. She now works with universities and nonprofit groups to bring that knowledge to the field of Computer Science. She is currently a lead, organizer, and past speaker for DEFCON the world’s largest computer security conference and one of the founders of Black Lodge Research a Seattle non-profit Hacker/Maker Space dedicated to education and outreach. Scotland is currently a Tech Mentor for Out for Undergrad as well as part of the programming team for the Out for Undergrad Tech Conference.
Amber currently works as a Site Reliability Engineer for Google. Prior to joining Google she worked as an Infrastructure Engineer at Yelp. She has also worked as a contractor developing UI components and APIs for Mythic Entertainment’s MMO titles. Amber earned her Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College in 2010. She is part of both Google Women in Engineering and the Gayglers (Google’s LGBT group). Amber is part of the Programming team and is designing innovative and fun break-out sessions that students and sponsors will enjoy.