Field Notes from Carbon Five

A blog to help you navigate the world of product management, engineering, and design.

Carbon Five Summit 2021
Alice Wenner

Alice Wenner

Carbon Five Virtual ‘Summit In Place’ Conference Emphasizes Allyship, Career Development, and Camaraderie

From May 25 to 27, Carbon Five team members gathered virtually for the first ever remote Summit, the company’s annual internal conference. Named “Summit In Place,” the three-day event saw employees log in from New York, California, Tennessee, Washington, and other locations around the U.S. to participate in workshops focused on diversity, inclusion, equity, and

illustration by Erin Murphy
Nicole Thayer

Nicole Thayer

Building for Intersectionality in Tech: Intersectionality and Product Management

By Nicole Thayer & Tiffany Wong Note: This is the fourth post in this blog series on intersectionality in tech. Check out the first, second, and third posts. Welcome back to our ongoing series about how employees at Carbon Five approach intersectionality in tech. For more information on why we’re doing this and what we’re hoping

Contemporary Jewish Museum Levi Strauss
Alice Wenner

Alice Wenner

Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month with the Contemporary Jewish Museum

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, Carbon Five has been amplifying and celebrating voices from the Jewish community throughout May. We caught up with our friends at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) — a past Carbon Five client — to learn more about how Jewish Americans have influenced Bay Area culture, how the pandemic

Grace Song - Senior Product Manager at Carbon Five
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Grace Song, Senior Product Manager

Carbon Five Roll Call is a blog series introducing you to our team of product managers, designers, and software engineers at Carbon Five. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. Meet Grace!  Name: Grace Song Title: Senior Product Manager Hometown: Long Island, NY (aka Strong Island), NY 🗽 Carbon

Nicole Thayer

Nicole Thayer

Building for Intersectionality in Tech: Intersectionality and Software Engineering

By Nicole Thayer & Tiffany Wong Note: This is the third post in this blog series on intersectionality in tech. Check out the first, second, and fourth posts. Welcome back to our ongoing series about how employees at Carbon Five are approaching conversations about intersectionality in tech. For more information on why we’re doing this and what we’re

Nicole Thayer

Nicole Thayer

Building for Intersectionality in Tech: Intersectionality and Design

By Nicole Thayer & Tiffany Wong Note: This is the second post in this blog series on intersectionality in tech. Check out the first, third, and fourth posts. Welcome back to our ongoing series about how employees at Carbon Five are approaching conversations about intersectionality in tech. For more information on why we’re doing this and what

Suzanna Smith Carbon Five
Nicole Thayer

Nicole Thayer

Building for Intersectionality in Tech: An Introduction

By Nicole Thayer & Tiffany Wong Conversations around the impact of technology, the specific products that are built, and the companies that build them are not new to Carbon Five. As consultants who work across various industries, every new project we take on comes with its unique set of challenges. Typically, these challenges are related

Sesh Carbon Five Communicator Awards
Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

Sesh Mobile App Wins Two Communicator Awards

We’re excited to be celebrating two additional award wins with Sesh, a mental healthcare service and Carbon Five client. The 27th annual Communicator Awards has recognized the Sesh and Carbon Five team for excellence in “Mobile Apps – Health and Fitness” and “Best User Interface” categories.  The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the

Carbon Five moms
Alice Wenner

Alice Wenner

Meet the Moms of Carbon Five

Being a working parent is no easy task, especially during a pandemic. At Carbon Five, we’re constantly striving to build an inclusive environment where everyone feels supported and valued — parents included. We spoke to three Carbon Five moms about how the past year has changed their views on work/life balance, how they’ve juggled work

Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

Webby Awards Honors Sesh Mobile App

We’re thrilled to share that Sesh, mental healthcare service and Carbon Five client, has been announced as a 2021 Webby Awards honoree. The Sesh mobile app was recognized for excellence in the Apps and Software – Health and Fitness category.  The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the internet. The Webbys

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