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A Networking Event with Nike: Confluence of Tech & Sports

A Networking Event with Nike: Confluence of Tech & Sports

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NIKE, Inc. is teaming up with PowerToFly for an invite-only networking event.

Nike is a technology company. From their flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading-edge engineering and systems support, Nike Global Technology teams exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. They invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.

Nike’s Enterprise Data & Analytics team serves as the foundation of these exciting collaborations which includes Nike apps like Nike Training Club (NTC) and SNKRS, as well as partnerships with Nike teams that enable and unlock better decisions with data, all to better serve the consumer.

Come learn about Nike’s open roles, company culture, and upcoming tech projects while deciding if Nike is the right fit for you.

This free event is for Software Engineers and Managers, Data Engineers, and Machine Learning Engineers. By registering for this event, you’ll get your foot in the door for a career with Nike.

Join us online Thursday, December 10th from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PT).

Agenda (Subject to Change):

  • 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 3:05 PM ET / 12:05 PM PT - Welcome & Keynote Address from Emily White, Vice President, Enterprise Data & Analytics
  • 3:15 PM ET / 12:15 PM PT - Tech Talk from Lavanya Vemula, Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics
  • 3:25 PM ET / 12:25 PM PT - Panel Discussion Featuring:
    • Lavanya Vemula, Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics
    • Hany Sapir, Lead Product Manager - AI/ML
    • Kylie Penn, Former Talent Acquisition Director, Global Technology / Demand & Supply Management
  • 3:55 PM ET / 12:55 PM PT - Closing Remarks from PowerToFly
  • 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT - Breakout Sessions
  • 4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT - Event Concludes

About Nike: NIKE, Inc. is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities.

At Nike we see a world where everybody is an athlete—united in the joy of movement. Driven by our passion for sport and our instinct for innovation, we aim to elevate human potential. Whether our job is designing the ultimate sneaker or coding a revolutionary app, we’re united by the same mission: to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. That means you. Because, as Bill Bowerman—Nike’s co-founder and legendary coach—once said, “If you have a body, you are an athlete.” Every day, we demand a better future for ourselves, our athletes, and our communities. We believe that diversity fosters creativity and accelerates innovation. We believe in protecting a planet where all athletes can thrive. And we believe every kid, everywhere, should have access to sport.

Based in Oregon, NIKE, Inc. includes the Nike, Converse, and Jordan brands. For more information, visit our company site at or our career site at

Nike employees receive top-of-market benefits such as profit sharing, employee stock purchase plans, sabbaticals, family care, tuition assistance, homeowners insurance, summer hours, and lifetime shopping discounts. Their offices don’t disappoint either; depending on where you work, you’ll have access to features like indoor basketball courts, freestyle office spaces, rooftop terraces, and on-site fitness centers.

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 American Express, Microsoft, Deloitte, 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, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Nike cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email if you have any questions about this policy.

Meet The Speakers

Emily White
Emily White
Vice President, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Emily White is the Vice President of Enterprise Data & Analytics at Nike. She's a results-driven visionary leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and strategic leadership capabilities. Emily is often known as the insightful strategic thinker who inspires those around her to think bigger and do more. She is bold and always starts each day with one intention. Prior to Nike, Emily was the Vice President of Enterprise Data Engineering at Synchrony.

Lavanya Vemula
Lavanya Vemula
Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics

Lavanya Vemula is the Director of Engineering for Advanced Analytics at Nike. She's been with the company for 7+ years, growing from a Quality Management Lead to a BI Quality Engineering Manager, Engineering Manager, and now her current role. Prior to Nike, Lavanya was a Principal QA Engineer at Fidelity.

Hany Sapir
Hany Sapir
Lead Product Manager - AI/ML

Hany Sapir is a Lead Product Manager of AI/ML at Nike. She is skilled in delivering business impact through technology, with a strong focus and experience in data analytics and AI/ML. Hany thrives when solving new challenges and demonstrates proven success in bringing new ideas from concept to reality by setting both a vision and an actionable roadmap to deliver value. Her specialties include technology strategy & business model design, bringing definition to abstract projects, technical product management, big data & analytics, data architecture, and AI/ML.

Kylie Penn
Kylie Penn
Former Talent Acquisition Director, Global Technology / Demand & Supply Management

Kylie Penn is the former Talent Acquisition Director for Global Technology / Demand & Supply Management at Nike. She has experience with leading and developing teams, ATS system implementation, developing hiring profiles, college and community relations, employee referral programs, mentor and internship programs, development of business KPI’s and accompanying analysis, headcount forecasting, and full life cycle recruitment (sourcing, screening, interviewing and onboarding). Before joining Nike, Kylie was the Global Director of Talent Acquisition & Management at Columbia Sportswear Company.