Who’s That Linqian: Laura Faya, Senior Product Manager

Linqia is a vibrant environment of dedicated team members who work together to drive the company to be the leader in influencer marketing. Each month we bring to you one of our best and brightest. For our next edition of Who’s That Linqian, we sat down with our Senior Product Manager in San Francisco, Laura Faya!

Laura at Work

Q: What’s your position and how long have you been at Linqia?

A: I’m a Senior Product Manager. I’ve been at Linqia for 2.5 months.

Q: Tell me about your role. 

A: I manage strategy, roadmap and execution of new product development for the Linqia platform.

Q: Describe Linqia with one word. 

A: Community.

Q: What’s your favorite core value and why? 

A: Act like an owner, because it drives accountability and the team takes this to heart in everything they do.

Q: What’s your favorite part of your day?

A: Getting to chat with people about exciting ideas both during meetings and in side conversations.

Q: Why do you think influencer marketing is so important?

A: Because it’s about empowering influencers and brands to tell compelling stories in a more authentic way than traditional advertising.

Q: What is Linqia’s culture like? 

A: Collaborative and fun. Peeps here have grit and love a good challenge, but they also understand that making great things happen requires being human and empathetic.

Q: Why do you work at a startup? 

A: I have the freedom to make an impact in something I love to do.

Laura’s Fun Facts

Q: What are you passionate about outside of work? 

A: Art and yoga.

Q: Hidden talent?

A: Dancing

Q: What would you like to be famous for? 

A: Helping people build awareness for self-improvement. Improving things in the world that need care starts with our own behavior, building awareness is key to igniting change.

Q: Ping pong or foosball? And which Linqian would you like to challenge?

A: Ping pong. My boss Chris, because I want his window seat 🙂

June brought Cannes, VidCon, a slew of Instagram and TikTok release including AI avatars,