Camille Fournier Keynote Speaker

  • Managing Director, Two Sigma
  • CTO at Rent The Runway (2011-15); Technical Specialist, Goldman Sachs (2005-11)
  • Expert on bridging the gap between business and engineering

Camille Fournier's Biography

Camille Fournier is an engineering executive and author of “The Manager’s Path”, as well as the editor of “97 Things Everyone Should Know About Engineering Management.” She 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 also a member of the engineering leadership team at Two Sigma Investments.

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
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Videos of Camille Fournier

Building a High-Performance Team is Everyone's Job •
Building a High-Performance Team is Everyone's Job •
The role of being technical in technical leadership
The role of being technical in technical leadership

Books by Camille Fournier

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