Director of eCommerce Operations, StubHub
Athena Maikish is Director of eCommerce Optimization at StubHub where she leads an analytical operations team focused on optimizing fees, incentives, promotions and site merchandize. Previously Director of Analytics, she oversaw the spectrum of data analysis from reporting to business insights to predictive modeling. Prior to joining StubHub, Athena helped build Uber in its early years by leading the effort to develop metrics and processes to manage the execution of key business and growth processes. She has completed numerous analyses and research projects for many organizations including Goldman Sachs, Accenture, The World Bank, UNESCO and Save the Children. Athena holds a PhD from New York University, where she focused on education finance and governance efforts in Ghana and was also a teaching assistant for the quantitative method courses. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth and is the proud (and exhausted) mama to happy and mischievous twin toddlers.