Diversity reboot

Adda Birnir (She/Her)
Adda Birnir (She/Her)
Summit Speaker

Founder & CEO, Skillcrush

Before founding Skillcrush over ten years ago, Adda ran a web design and development company that built sites for media clients such as The New York Times, ProPublica, the Manhattan Neighborhood Network and MTV. She has been named one of the "20 Women to Watch in Media'' by the Columbia Journalism Review, one of the "30 Most Important Women in Tech" by Business Insider, and has been featured on the BBC, PBS, Fast Company, and Mashable. And she was appointed by former Mayor Bill DeBlasio to the New York City Workforce Development board. Adda is a graduate of Yale University and calls NYC home. When not growing or teaching at Skillcrush, she enjoys exploring her home borough of Queens and hanging out with her husband and two sons.