A Filipina is making her mark in technology, with her major achievements in the male-dominated world of engineering.
39-year old Anne Aaron — a Filipina engineer who works at entertainment video-streaming company, Netflix — was included in Business Insider’s “43 most powerful female engineers of 2017” list.
Aaron, who works as Director of Video Algorithms at Netflix, placed #32 on the list.
Aaron oversees a team of software engineers and research scientists that make the video software, which enables more than 86 million subscribers worldwide to watch streaming with the best possible quality.
The Bay Area-based Aaron graduated valedictorian and magna cum laude from the Ateneo de Manila University, with a Bachelor of Science in physics and computer engineering.
She has a Master’s Degree and PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University. According to Business Insider, Aaron distributed video coding, and has been with Netflix since 2011, working her way up from senior engineer.