Jay Castro

Jay Castro

Jay Castro

UX Content Strategist at DoorDash

Jay Castro is an island boy from an island in the San Fransisco Bay Area. He was raised by a loud, beautiful family from the islands of Guam and Sicily, Italy. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the California State University of Long Beach. He was an entrepreneur who helped build a clothing brand from designs in a sketchbook to over 500 products. He spent 6 years at Google following an acquisition of a startup he joined to dip his feet into technology. He spent 2 years as Product Content Strategist for Airbnb, responsible for designing and writing the words in the product. Now he’s a UX Content Strategist for DoorDash. When he's not cuddling with his sons, he volunteers to help preserve and represent the CHamorro culture.

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
https://url.uog.edu/techfest

How traditional values can help pave an untraditional career path

By living Chamoru values like chenchule’ and Inafa’maolek (and many others) you can find your place in the tech industry— even when the odds feel like they’re stacked against you. Moderator: Jose Santiago