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Kickstart Your Product Career with Bridgewater Associates

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We invite you to a free networking event designed for early professionals interested in product management careers. Bridgewater Associates, a premier asset management firm with a strong tech focus, is searching for Product Integration Engineers (PIE). During this 90-minute session, you’ll meet a few of the team’s leaders, gain an inside perspective on the PIE role, learn about the company culture, and get your foot in the door for a new career.

The Product Integration Engineer position is a high-visibility role that feeds into higher roles on Bridgewater’s product management ladder. You’ll interface with some of the world’s most sophisticated investment minds, receive mentoring from product leaders, and set yourself up for a successful product career. This role is highly-technical, so concrete computer science fundamentals and coding skills are a must.

Join us for this free, invite-only event on Thursday, October 29th from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM ET.

Agenda (Subject to Change):

  • 5:30 PM ET - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 5:35 PM ET - Welcome & Keynote Address from Sarah Mulholland, Head of Product, Trading Technology
  • 5:45 PM ET - Tech Talk Featuring:
    • Ben Schachtel, Manager, Product Integration Engineering
    • Lutao Xie, Associate Product Manager (former Product Integration Engineer)
  • 5:55 PM ET - Panel Discussion Featuring:
    • Nicole Bamford, Manager, Tech Talent - D&I
    • Sarah Mulholland, Head of Product, Trading Technology
    • Ben Schachtel, Manager, Product Integration Engineering
    • Lutao Xie, Associate Product Manager (former Product Integration Engineer)
    • Raul Zablah, Tech Lead (former Product Integration Engineer)
  • 6:25 PM ET - Closing Remarks from PowerToFly
  • 6:30 PM ET - Breakout Sessions Begin
  • 7:00 PM ET - Event Concludes

About Bridgewater Associates: Bridgewater is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for large global institutional investors. Today, they manage about $160 billion for approximately 350 clients including public and corporate pension funds, university endowments, charitable foundations, supranational agencies, sovereign wealth funds, and central banks.

Bridgewater’s investment decisions are driven by their technology team. As a Product Integration Engineer, you’ll help the company by providing white-glove, high-tech support to the increasingly technical user-base of the Research department.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run startup that works with companies to identify skilled professionals they’d like to network with. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 300+ events across the world with brands like Microsoft, Facebook, and Slack, which have resulted in countless hires.

About PowerToFly’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Bridgewater Associates cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email hi@powertofly.com if you have any questions about this policy.

Meet The Speakers

Lutao Xie
Lutao Xie

Lutao Xie as a Associate Product Manager at Bridgewater Associates. She started as as Product Integration Engineer and grew into her current role. Prior, Lutao worked as a Business Analyst Associate at Morgan Stanley.

Sarah Mulholland
Sarah Mulholland

Sarah Mulholland is the Head of Product for Trading Technology at Bridgewater Associates. She's been with the company for 12+ years, growing from a Senior Trading Associate. Prior, Sarah worked with Cornerstone Quantitative Investment Group, PSEG Resources & Trade, and Enron.

Nicole Bamford
Nicole Bamford

Nicole Bamford is a Manager of Tech Talent and D&I at Bridgewater Associates. She's been with the company for 7+ years, growing from a Recruiting Coordinator into her current role. Prior, Nicole worked with Daymon Worldwide and Moran Towing and Transportation.

Ben Schachtel
Ben Schachtel

Ben Schachtel is a Manager of Product Integration Engineering at Bridgewater Associates. He's been with the company for 6+ years, growing from Technology Recruiter into his current role. Currently, Ben is responsible for providing excellent technical support service to Investment Associate and Investment Engineering teams and for partnering with technology product managers on improving the suite of products used by stakeholder groups.

Raul Zablah
Raul Zablah

Raul Zablah is a Tech Lead at Bridgewater Associates. He began his career as a Product Integration Engineer.