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Simina Pasat

Director of Product, GitHub

Simina has been the Director of Product at GitHub in Seattle for just under three years.

Before that, she worked for Microsoft as a Senior PM Manager. During her time in this role, her team took App Center from a beta product to GA and she was among the first partners to integrate with the new GitHub Checks API. She also led a team of Program Managers that owned multiple services within the App Center. By taking customer obsession to heart and working closely with the UX researchers and designers to improve and ship new experiences.


She also has experience as a Technology Strategy Working Student at SAP and as a Web Developer at 4PSA. Not to mention she spent almost two years as a Tutor for Design Patterns in Software Engineering at the Technical University of Munich. She did this while studying for her Master's in Computer Software Engineering at the same University.


Simina also studied Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University after earning her Bachelor in Computer Science at the Politehnica University of Bucharest. In addition, Simina speaks an impressive four languages: English, French, German, and Romanian.

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