Dede Szykier is an IT Program Manager at Gap, Inc. In this role, she works with the sourcing, finance, legal and operations departments to deploy technology that drives the global business. Previously, she managed a multi-million-dollar division at Gap through forecasting, allocation tuning and pricing optimization. Her first full-time job at Gap, Inc., was to build and manage inventory plans. Dede has a BA in English from UC Berkeley and a certificate in Business Administration and General Management from UC Berkeley Extension.