Tanisha Barnett is a Senior Director of Engineering at Intuit-Mailchimp, with over 25 years of experience, known for her leadership style that centers around mentoring, teaching, and sharing her extensive expertise and experience. A dedicated Black woman, she graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Management Information Systems, marking the beginning of her career journey and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Tanisha’s engineering and leadership journey began at Macy’s Tech where she was dedicated for over 2 decades. Presently, she has contributed her expertise at Intuit for over four years.
Tanisha's leadership style is defined by her adeptness at asking probing questions to understand situations deeply. This approach not only fuels innovative solutions but also cultivates an environment of collaboration and open communication. Her focus on mentoring and teaching stems from a genuine desire to help others grow in their careers. Drawing from her wealth of experience, Tanisha provides practical guidance and real-world insights, enriching the learning journeys of her mentees.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Tanisha's passion for family and her love for Christmas shine through. As she collects Santas, she also collects moments and memories with her loved ones, valuing the importance of work-life balance. Tanisha Barnett's impact as a tech leader extends far beyond her years of experience, reflecting her dedication to fostering growth, inclusion, and meaningful connections.