About B. Pagels-Minor
From Mississippi to Chicago to Silicon Valley, B. has built their career around building great products for amazing brands while also working to enrich the community around them. B. is a trans nonbinary lesbian whose pronouns are they/them/their.
B. is a native of Mississippi who relocated to the Silicon Valley in 2018 from Chicago. B. is an enthusiast for anything technology-related, as well as randomly obscure trivia facts. B. works in the technology industry and spends much too much time scouring the latest financial, footwear, and technology news for new tech toys and shoes for their collection.
B. loves product development and improving the processes of developing successful products. B. has worked with small (<50) and large technology (>100,000+) companies to increase product adoption, improve the product experience and design, and evolve the product vision.
B. is a thought leader on product and culture development within technology companies. They are passionate about creating a culture of accountability and sustainable processes that allow teams to “just” do the work well.
While I generally support causes that help to fight systemic racism, LGBTQ+ equality, and greater national healthcare coverage; I specifically focus on a hand full of core issues that personally inspire me:
Uplift and empower Black Women
Uplift and empower Black Trans Folx
Uplift and empower LGBTQ+ People
Uplift and empower Black People
Culturally competent Healthcare as a Human Right