Vanessa has been working in global marketing communications for the past 20 years, and is a frequent speaker at tech conferences and guest writer for industry outlets including TechCrunch and VentureBeat. She is the founder of two successful marketing firms, theMIX agency and AnyContext, both based in San Francisco. Currently she is working on her first book and is also in the process of launching a new business venture in Southern California. A single mom of two living in the San Francisco Bay Area, immigrated from Lima, Peru, she’s an avid cook, art collector and in her spare time enjoys fitness, fashion, travel and enabling people to live their best lives. She will be touching on topics about entrepreneurship, single parenting, fitness and being a Latina in tech (#latinatechrealness).