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Lindsey Parker

Marketing Strategist, Writer, Former PM

Location icon United States

For a long time I thought I was purely an artist. I couldn't be bothered with combustion engines, and I wasn't interested in classical mechanics - but I loved the math underlying it all.

It took me years (and several rereads of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance), but I realized that my delight in abstraction wasn't in conflict with the world of material objects. My appreciation for math was aesthetic. Elegant systems are beautiful and deserving of attention, whether theoretical or in your pocket. So I went to work in technology, and I became a writer.

I'm always on the hunt for the awe experience triggered by big ideas. To that end, I've been a product manager in the aerospace industry. I've consulted in marketing for many startups, and I've been honored as a "Woman Leading the AI Industry." I've recently begun research in psychology at the University of New Mexico.

If you want to talk about a complex subject and you're looking for an enthusiastic translator, please contact me at [email protected]

Portfolio
Exponent's Ace the Tech Interview Blog
07/23/2020
The New Normal For Tech PMs Navigating COVID-19

How are PMs handling the landscape amid COVID-19? We surveyed 60+ tech PMs from all industries, levels of experience, and regions of the world to find out exactly what's changed, and we've got some solid advice to help you adjust to the new normal.

CMSWire.com
01/22/2020
Alphabet Soup: Clarifying GDPR/CCPA and What You Can Do to Prepare

GDPR is an emotional acronym. It's polarizing. First hailed as "the end to the free-for-all internet as we know it," it was supposed to allow customers to take back their data from the clutches of big tech boogeymen. But a little over a year in, users browse the web as they always did.

The Next Web
07/22/2018
Paying for a service doesn't guarantee it won't sell your data

In the wake of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal and congressional hearings, there's a palpable sense that the pressure slowly building around online data security is about to finally catapult us into uncharted territory. The issues aren't new - Facebook has been a trailblazer in social media tech, but lack of transparency and misuse of user ...

Pharma IQ
06/17/2019
Pharma M&A Is on Fire and AI Is the Gasoline

A perfect storm is brewing in pharma M&A. Reduced R&D productivity, comparative advantages of large pharma companies, and the Trump Administration's tax cuts make M&A more attractive than usual for an already acquisitive industry. To navigate these waters, pharma giants must embrace new AI tools to get the job done right.

Datanami
08/23/2019
Enterprise Search in 2020 and Beyond: 5 Trends to Watch

Enterprise search has been stuck in the 1990s for two decades now. It's hard to believe search hasn't kept pace with the explosion of data. The two must go hand in hand. Yet many of us go to work every day at big companies with complex knowledge management systems and fat IT budgets.

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