As Chief Operating Officer, Kristina oversees the operations of the company’s New York, Argentina, and Philippines offices, ensuring Modus teams have the systems, processes and resources they need to efficiently build, deliver, and continuously improve client products. Kristina leads our human resources and product management teams, as well and has been instrumental in merging the cultures of Modus’s predecessor organizations, using both process and structure.
One of the earliest Modi, Kristina builds high-performing teams wherever she goes. Since 2002 she has led numerous essential operations and engineering projects, including our shift from Waterfall to Agile product development to increase nimbleness and productivity. Kristina originally built and managed the Philippines office and the Modus QA team, including its processes and methodologies. She’s also the Engagement Manager for one of our key financial clients: Pay-O-Matic.
Over a 20-year long career, Kristina has worked as a database engineer, product developer, product manager, analyst, programmer, and technology account manager in sectors including regional planning, finance, and real estate.
Kristina is passionate about girls gaining serious technology skills and has volunteered with Girls Who Code, Brooklyn Robot Foundry, and Girl Develop It, while also leading independent coding workshops for kids here at Modus.
Kristina graduated from Clark University with a degree in Geography and a heavy focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Urban Planning.