Prior to Facebook, Paola worked as a technical analyst at Credit Suisse, where she held various positions in user experience design, business analysis, and project management.
Paola received a B.S. magna cum laude in Information Systems and Marketing from New York University. She received a S.M. in Computer Science from Harvard University and was named a 2015 Graduation Commencement Marshal.
Paola is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and can often be found at the Humane Society keeping dogs happy while they find their forever homes.
MOBX 2016 topic
Designing for the Next Billion People
Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. We know the next billion people to access Facebook will be different than the last billion. What does designing for the next billion people entail? In looking at our design process for emerging markets, we will learn about our approach to product design in general. We will discuss building products with empathy, the value of working cross-functionally, and how to create quality products for everyone, regardless of their connection or device.