Solmaz Shahalizadeh, VP of Data Science & Engineering, spoke with FirstMark’s Matt Turck in a fireside chat at Data Driven NYC in June 2019. They spoke about Solmaz’s early childhood in Iran, how her career was inspired by that of her parents, what growth has looked like for the data science and engineering teams at Shopify, and much more.

Data Driven NYC is a monthly event covering Big Data and data-driven products and startups, hosted by Matt Turck (FirstMark Partner) and Jack Cohen (Platform) at FirstMark Capital.