As Lambda School’s Chief Operating Officer, Molly is focused on building and running the day-to-day operations that support Lambda School and help it scale. Molly joined Lambda School with years of operational experience at start-ups big and small. Most recently, Molly was the Vice President of Operations at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), a philanthropy founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan. Prior to joining CZI, Molly was the Chief Operating Officer at Quip, a start-up that created a modern productivity suite, which sold to Salesforce in August 2016. She previously spent almost five years at Facebook where she helped develop and lead Facebook's long-term mobile strategy, and create the company's “hacker brand”. Earlier in her career, Molly worked at Google, the Council on Foreign Relations, and was an instructor at the NOLS Patagonia and NOLS Alaska.
As Lambda School’s Head of Product, Maureen is focused on creating effective learning experiences through the tools that our students use. Maureen brings human-centered design practices to Lambda to ensure that the customer voice is the primary driver of what we are building.
Previously, Maureen held engineering and product leadership roles at Pluralsight focusing on the triggers that create engaging technology learning experiences. She also started the Salt Lake City chapter of Women Who Code to foster diverse, supportive communities of technologists.
Maureen has a Bachelor of Arts in environmental science from Colorado College and an MBA from the University of Utah. She lives in Utah with her husband, Andrew and her goldendoodle, Huckleberry. You can find her on Twitter @maureencodes.