Software Engineer
Pandora Media

Marta was born and raised in Minsk, Belarus before she moved to the US to attend college. She developed her passion for technology and education while studying Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley. Marta was a staff member for a computer architecture class for three semesters, helping develop worksheets and teaching discussion sections. Later, when she graduated, she joined Pandora Media as a Software Engineer to tackle music catalog challenges. She works on matching and clustering systems, that process millions of tracks by utilizing various open source and in-house developed technologies. In her free time, Marta enjoys attending various Big Data meet-ups and reading CS publications to stay up to date with the industry. She also frequently volunteers at various STEM education events to promote technology among underrepresented minorities.