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Maya is a purpose-driven product leader. Empowered by design, fulfilled by impact, empathy, and community.
She became interested in technology after starting a D2C swimwear brand as a high school student based in Miami, breaking even during the first year of launch. After then developing a website and app for an AP study platform that reached 500K+ users, she decided to pursue a career in tech, curious by product and design.
She's led the execution and design of scalable products and initiatives across different spaces. She worked across 4 offices at Google to plan a launch strategy for knowledge-engine features covering 300M+ Search queries per day. She's designed an end-to-end guidance and inspiration tool for 15M+ SMB Pages admins at Facebook and led growth research and strategy for rental subscription models at Rent the Runway. At Cornell, she led a mobility product team with over 11K downloads and co-founded a community program for side projects called Backyard.
She's currently a Product Manager at YouTube, supporting growth and content monetization efforts at YouTube. She also supports re—inc, a lifestyle brand championing equity, creativity, progress, and art as well as manages Let's Hear It, a female empowerment platform she founded in 2018.
By way of SF / NYC / Miami