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Camille Fournier Speaker

Camille Fournier

New York, USA

CTO at Rent The Runway (2011-15)

Technical Specialist, Goldman Sachs (2005-11)

Expert on bridging the gap between business and engineering

Camille Fournier, is the former Chief Technology Officer of Rent the Runway, a transformative brand that offers unprecedented access to designer fashion, disrupting the way millions of women get dressed.

She is an open source contributor and project committee member for both Apache ZooKeeper and the Dropwizard web framework. Prior to working for Rent the Runway, Camille served as a software engineer at Microsoft, and most recently, spent several years as a technical specialist at Goldman Sachs, creating distributed systems for managing risk analysis and firmwide infrastructure.

She has a BS in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Camille is a well-respected voice within the tech community, speaking on a variety of topics such as engineering leadership, distributed systems, scaling teams, and technical architecture. In 2017 she released her book, “The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change.”

Speaking Topics:

  • Engineering and start up leadership
  • Women in technology
  • Big data
  • Open source software

Our Comment

"Camille Fournier is a passionate speaker about creating environments that encourage developer growth and creativity, and bridging the gap between business and engineering. She shares her vast knowledge of developing distributed systems, SOA-based application frameworks, and web backends in Finance and eCommerce. "


The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.

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