Nivia is a technologist with over 20 years of engineering and leadership experience.
Her career path has included nearly every role in tech; but her true passion is inspiring people to do their best work.
These days Nivia plies her trade as a Director of Engineering for Spotify's Music Mission. She is currently building a vision and team around empowering artists to creatively express themselves directly to their fans on the platform.
Nivia gives back to the tech community by speaking at, chairing and attending tech conferences.
Her hobbies include: mentoring Black engineering leaders; reading; and enjoying life with her spouse Andre and their feline overlord Zuko.
You can find her on Twitter as @lanooba or on LinkedIn.