Outstanding innovator & operational exec across consumer domains at Yahoo, Visa and IBM. Tenni Theurer’s experience spans 16 years building products, platforms and services. Tenni is currently Sr Director Product Management for Yahoo Homepage and News, managing consumer web and mobile app products that reach over 500 million global users across 13 different markets. As Sr Business Leader – Visa Checkout, she captained the product innovation, strategy, and consumer experiences for Visa’s digital wallet and mobile services, leading launch from conception to market, and growing from 0 to 50+ participating issuers and 35+ merchant partners. Prior to Visa, she held leadership roles in engineering before transitioning into product management leading Search distribution initiatives across the Yahoo Network. At IBM, Tenni worked in the Pervasive Computing group involved in developing high performance enterprise mobile synchronization solutions, a stealth project led by IBM Fellow and VP. She directly championed critical on-site deployments for key B2B customers in US and Europe.
Tenni is a notable guest speaker at events including Tnooz, O’Reilly Web 2.0 Expo, Ajax Experience, Rich Web Experience, AJAXWorld, BlogHer, WITI, and CSDN-DrDobbs. She was a featured guest blogger on Yahoo Developer Network and User Interface Blogs. Tenni has filed for patents to protect 6 inventions in the performance and digital payments spaces. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.