Blithe Rocher, PhD in Physical Chemistry, USC
Blithe Rocher is a software engineering manager at Google. She leads engineering teams to help people get the answers they need from their data at Looker. Prior to becoming a developer, she received a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Southern California.
Olivia Evanson, PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering, USC
Olivia Evanson completed her MS in Operations Research Engineering and PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering at USC Viterbi (2015-2019). During her time at USC, she worked with Dr. Shinyi Wu in the Health Systems Engineering Lab. Olivia's research focused on analyzing newer care models designed to help treat patients with chronic conditions. After graduating, she began working at Boston Scientific in their Neuromodulation division as a product manager on the digital health team. Her job involves leading mobile app development teams to provide companion apps to patients during their treatment journey.