Senior Director of Engineering
Maira Benjamin has over 30 years of experience in the realm of software development. She’s worked in different industries: Digital Imaging, Databases, Insurance, Finance, Travel, and Music. She’s held a variety of positions with different focus areas of Technical Support, Maintenance, New Development, Consulting, and Management. Currently, she is Senior Director of Engineering at change.org; previously she was Director of Engineering at Pandora. She’s written a technical book titled C++ and Corba, and has five unpublished novels. She is a classically trained pianist and has been studying the guitar for a few years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Statistics from U.C. Berkeley and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree from Mills College in Oakland.