SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR, TECH ETHICIST, TEDx SPEAKER, LIFE-LONG LEARNER
Called "a trailblazer" by Forbes Media, Carissa Lintao has spent the past five years working as a strategist and educator. Her work has led her to oversee the growth of over 300 apps and the beginning stages of countless aspiring entrepreneurs' app ideas.
Carissa is currently the CEO of Apptuitive, an award-winning app store optimization agency. The "ApptuiTeam" works with both Fortune companies and leading startups.
Informing Gen Z, women, and minorities about the future of technology & work is her passion as she lives it out through mentoring independently and with TECHNOLOchicas, a division of NCWIT. She's also an independent TEDx advisor to rising Gen Z thought leaders.
One of Carissa's maxims is that founders, designers, developers, & makers have an obligation to uphold responsibility for everything they build.
Aside from marketing and mentoring, Carissa researches and reports on overlooked ethical issues regarding tech, such as humane design, social media usage, app developer responsibility, and inequality. Her work can be found on Medium, The Next Web, Hackernoon, The Startup, and ART + Marketing.
Carissa has been featured on Forbes, Business Insider, CNBC, Thrive Global, Grit Daily, and Roadtrip Nation's documentary, Venture Forward, for her entrepreneurial efforts and focus on utilizing technology for good. Carissa's TEDx Talk can be viewed here: "How to Prepare for a Job that Doesn't Exist Yet."
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