Backend Engineering Director, Mode Analytics
Ushashi Chakraborty is a Director of Engineering for Backend Engineering at Mode Analytics in San Francisco. She moved to California in October 2018 from Chicago where she worked in Groupon for 5 years as an Engineering Manager for Consumer Applications and before that as a Software Development Engineer in Test. She has also worked in Microsoft and Thomson Reuters. She holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from North Dakota State University.
Ushashi has been involved with theater since high school and, especially, with improv since 2015. She is a Second City Training Center, Chicago alumni and has performed improv, sketch and stand up across several small theaters in Chicago.
Improvisational theater teaches a lot more than quick wit and “yes, and”. This talk covers specific areas of the craft that actors learn when they put a scene on stage like developing beats, reacting instead of acting, making a co-performer look good, and knowing when to speak when several actors are on stage. The speaker […]