Alegría Baquero is a Senior Software Engineer at Zocdoc. She has been working in the health-tech space for 6 years, and she is passionate about applications that impact important aspects of our lives, such as efficient healthcare. She is also the co-lead of the Women in Tech ERG group at Zocdoc, working towards increasing diversity and inclusion in technology.
She is originally from Ecuador, where she was the CEO and co-founder of a small multimedia and web-development start-up which operated for 6 years. She then moved to the United States in 2007 to pursue her M.S. and then earned her Ph.D. in Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, in December of 2014.