Celeste is a Silicon Valley Professional with experience in media, advertising, operations management/optimization, social media & marketing, and getting company initiatives aligned and executing towards their corporate goals. She is the former Director of Operations & Localization for 40% of Yahoo!’s top global products, and was part of the successful acquisition of Right Media by Yahoo! for $850 million. She is currently the Vice President of Outreach for Future Women Leaders – a local non-profit promoting the professional development of Bay Area Women Professionals through leadership development, mentoring, and networking; and Director of Marketing / Social Media for Girls in Tech San Francisco.
Celeste has formal training and extensive experience as a Program & Portfolio Manager, Business and Operations Manager, Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager, all around process guru and organizational efficiency expert. Passionate about inspiring women in the technology sector she is a blogger for Girls in Tech, and beginning in July 2011 will be creating the Future Women Leaders monthly newsletter where she will cover news stories relating to technology events, breaking news, and inspirational stories as well as run local events.
Celeste is available for consulting and other opportunities. Please feel free to reach out via Linkedin.
Pragmatic Marketing Certified
Certified SCRUM Master - SCRUM Alliance
Executive Education Certificate of Excellence – UC Berekely Haas Business School (in progress)
Security Certification & Accreditation
Corporate Project Management
Information Systems Security
Information Systems Security Management
Project Management Essentials
Marketing Program Certificate – UC Berkeley (in progress)
Practical Product Management Certificate – Pragmatic Marketing
Project Management – Business Management Consultants
Director of Operations & Localization – Media Products & Solutions – Yahoo!
Senior Portfolio Manager – Advertising Marketplaces Group - Yahoo
Senior Portfolio Manager – Right Media
ROC - Genentech
Vice President of Outreach – Future Women Leaders
Director of Marketing / Social Media - Girls in Tech San Francisco