Speaker Bio

Laura Teclemariam

With over 20 years of experience in product management, Laura Teclemariam is passionate about creating innovative and engaging products that delight billions of users worldwide. She is the Sr. Director of Product Management at LinkedIn, where she leds the consumer products for Profile, Messaging, and Groups teams.

Before joining LinkedIn, she was the Director of Product Innovation at Netflix, where she served as Head of product innovation for Interactive Media and the Netflix Animation Studio. Before Netflix, Laura was the Director of Product Management at Warner Brothers overseeing Harry Potter and DC Comics mobile games. Similarly, she worked at Glu Mobile to turn around the Disney Pixar mobile game, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, which became an industry darling. Before Glu, Laura led EA’s Engagement, Targeting, and Advertising suite of enterprise products, the core marketing technology for all EA games. Managing a portfolio of over $250 million across EA’s mobile platform, she worked cross-functionally to define and deliver EA’s player experience. She also worked in the studio on ‘Triple-A’ game development titles, including Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, FIFA 16, Mirror Edge: Catalyst, Plants vs. Zombies 2, and Pogo.

She has an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degree from UC Irvine and her MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Outside of work Laura is raising with her 3 daughters and on the board of several gaming non-profit organizations focused on closing the gap in representation in the Tech workplace.