Missy Kayko: Just Keep Hacking
Sophie Chou: On Hack ‘n Jill and Changing the Ratio
Matt Jibson: NYC Now
Jesse Pollack: Reflections on Hack 'n Jill
Daniel Alabi: Bed Battles, A Hack'n Jill Hack
Kane Albarron: Hack 'n Jill, a Retrospective on Effective Teams
Alexandra White: Hack'n Jill
Temboo: Temboo's First Hackathon
Eugenia Koo: What Hack'n Jill Means (for the world at large)
Hack'n Jill: Hack'n Jill—best new NYC hackathon?1
I was nervous. So nervous that I delayed heading over to the event, I secretly hoped it would some how disqualify me from participating. But I did attend and my experience was pretty incredible. We worked hard, and my team won! It was an amazing feeling.
Rachel is the co-founder of Change The Ratio. She is an advisor to several startups, including Hashable, SBNation, Siftee, Lover.ly, Kapost, Honestly Now and The Daily Muse. She is a mentor at TechStars and was named to the Silicon Alley Insider 100 in 2009, 2010 & 2011..
Catherine Williams: Manager of Quantitative Analytics, AppNexus
Catherine Williams works on the Optimization Team heading AppNexus' budgeting algorithms project. She previously did post-doc work at Columbia and Stanford. From 1999-2001, she worked as a test engineer at Microsoft. She earned a PhD from University of Washington and a bachelor's degree from Grinnell College.
Shai Goldman: Director, Silicon Valley Bank Accelerator
Shai has been at Silicon Valley Bank for 10 years. He started in the Bay Area moved to NYC to support the NYC startup community. His primary role is outreach to self funded and seed funded NYC startups.