Grace Hopper Celebration 2020

The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists.

We are doing business without the usual. From our commitment to cutting edge technology to our investment in inclusion through our hiring and company culture, we are out to become a different kind of bank.

Come check out our booth at vGHC 2020!

There are recruiters and technologists of all stripes waiting to tell you about what we’re working on and hear about your passions and goals. And of course, we’re giving away some sweet swag too.

We’re hiring!

Whatever your interest in tech, we’d love to help you bring your voice and talents to Capital One. Visit our careers page to see what jobs are available or go to our virtual booth to chat with a recruiter.

Building a More Inclusive Future

AnitaB.org named us one of the top three companies for women technologists (with >10k employees) based on our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. Thank you to all of the Capital One women in tech and allies who have helped us achieve this honor.

CAPITAL ONE SESSIONS

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

12:40 PM
Changing Banking for Good with Clickstream Data
Cailing Dong
2:50 PM
AI/ML and Bots: Friend or Foe
Crystal Acosta
2:50 PM
Machine Learning-Based Decisioning Service Batling Fraudulent Transactions in Real-Time
Megan Lyford
Ying Cao

Thursday, October 1, 2020

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

2:15 PM
Get Your App Ch@0$- Ready & Go Fail Yourself
Danthanh Tran
Madhuri Jakkaraju
2:50 PM
Exploring Intersectionality Across Dimensions of Race, Gender and Ability
Jamika Burge

Saturday, October 3, 2020

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKER

12:00 PM
Walking a Tightrope: Privacy vs. Data Science
Gerry Song
2:00 PM
Fighting Fraud in Digital Commerce: A Financial Transaction Embedding Use
Victoria Martins

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Crystal Acosta

Director, Data Science
Dr. Acosta is currently a Director of Data Science at Capital One. She is an experienced innovator, tech developer, researcher, and people leader in Data Science and Machine Learning.

Jamika Burge

Director, AI Design
Dr. Jamika D. Burge leads AI Design Insights at Capital One. Her team uncovers learning & research insights across multiple platform experiences, including conversational AI, which supports Eno, Capital One’s customer-facing intelligent assistant.

Ying Cao

Senior Software Engineer
Ying Cao is a Senior Software Engineer, a full stack developer at Capital One. Ying has more than 10 years of experience in IT consulting, including both front end and back end development.

Cailing Dong

Principal Data Scientist
Cailing is a Principal Data Scientist at Capital One, where she worked closely on discovering interesting patterns and use cases of using clickstream data for prediction, marketing and servicing models. Cailing obtained her Ph.D. in Information Systems, and Master in Computer Science in 2017 and 2010, respectively. She is broadly interested in solving various predictive modeling problems using natural language processing, traditional machine learning, and deep learning methods. Outside work she enjoys Zumba and Yoga.

Megan Lyford

Principal Data Scientist
Megan Lyford is a Principal Data Scientist at Capital One where she leads the development of real-time fraud detection models. She believes that unleashing more intelligent fraud detection can help enable more affordable banking solutions for everyone.

Madhuri Jakkaraju

Senior Manager, Software Engineering
Madhuri Jakkaraju is a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at Capital One where she leads teams evangelizing DevOps and SRE practices across Card Payments. She is also an active member of the Women in Tech community within and outside of Capital One.

Victoria Martins

Data Science Manager
Victoria Martins is a data science manager at Capital One where she builds machine learning systems for the Enterprise Products & Platforms team. Since joining Capital One in 2019, she has focused on emerging applications of machine learning in digital commerce, merchant identity, and fraud.

Gerry Song

Principal Data Scientist
Gerry is a Principal Data Scientist at Capital One building models to manage spend behavior and risk on credit cards for small business owners. That translates to building models and data pipelines on millions of accounts, working with engineers to put real-time features into production, and communicating results to business teams.

Danthanh Tran

Senior Manager, Product Management
Danthanh Tran is a Senior Manager of Product Management at Capital One where she steers and delivers a chaos engineering tool to experiment with and enhance Capital One system's resiliency. Before chaos engineering, as an API PM, she was part of Capital One's Developer Platform, DevExchange.

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