Women in Tech: “Take responsibility and ownership for your own growth” – JAXenter

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A research study by The National Center for Women & Information Technology showed that “gender diversity has specific benefits in technology settings,” which could explain why tech companies have started to invest in initiatives that aim to boost the number of female applicants, recruit them in a more effective way, retain them for longer, and give them the opportunity to advance. But is it enough?
Three years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Kim Wachtel, VP of growth engineering and UX at JumpCloud.

Today’s Woman in Tech: Kim Wachtel, VP of growth engineering and UX at JumpCloud
Kim Wachtel, as vice president of growth engineering and UX at JumpCloud, designs innovative technology experiences that flex to people. Kim has 20 years of insight into all phases of the product development life-cycle. Kim’s career includes positions as a developer, software engineer, product manager, UX designer, and growth engineer and spans all size of business, from small startups to the 126-year-old General Electric.
When did you become interested in technology?
I had a geology professor who got me interested …

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