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Formlabs: Luke Winston

8/20/2019
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Luke Winston is Chief Business Officer at Formlabs, the pioneer and industry leader in professional desktop 3D printing, leading the company’s efforts in sales, service, customer operations, and international expansion. A member of the founding team, Winston joined Formlabs in 2012, helping launch the company’s record- breaking Kickstarter campaign that propelled Formlabs to the global stage. Winston built Formlabs’ business operations from the ground up, drawing from his extensive...

Duration:00:31:58

VSA Partners: Bill Rosen

8/20/2019
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William Rosen is chief executive officer of VSA Partners, the design and brand experience firm known for its work on behalf of clients such as Google, Kimberly-Clark and McDonald’s. As a leader in marketing and brand development, William has been honored more than 300 times with major creative awards around the world, including Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Effie Awards, and the Oracle World Retail Award. William has published extensively on branding,...

Duration:00:20:51

SurveyMonkey: Erica Tjader

8/19/2019
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Erica is the VP of Product Design at SurveyMonkey. She joined the company in 2017 with the mission to make design a competitive advantage for SurveyMonkey. Previously, Erica spent six years at Quantcast as the Director of Product Design, where she was responsible for building the design and research functions. Prior to that, she was an Interaction Designer and User Researcher at Move, eBay and Yahoo. Erica earned a BS in Cognitive Science and BA in Communication Studies from UCLA. She is...

Duration:00:24:49

Meetup: Yvette Pasqua

8/16/2019
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Yvette is the CTO of Meetup. She leads the engineering team with a focus on continuous learning, iterating, and using data to launch software that brings people together around the world to do what they love. Her team's work enables over 44 million members in over 190 countries to organize and build communities in real life. Those members have created over 330,000 Meetup groups who organize 84,000 events per week, which is a step towards creating a world full of real human...

Duration:00:32:59

TUNE: Peter Hamilton

8/14/2019
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A digital marketer by background, Peter is CEO of TUNE, the enterprise platform for partner marketing. In 2018, he sold TUNE's mobile measurement product to Branch, unifying measurement and user experience. Today, he leads TUNE's efforts to bring better management technology and automation to marketing partnerships, across affiliates, influencers, networks, and business development relationships. He raised $36.4M through two rounds of funding from Accel Partners and Icon Ventures, made three...

Duration:00:27:54

Danilo Stern-Sapad: FabFitFun

8/14/2019
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Danilo Stern-Sapad is the Chief Technology Officer at FabFitFun, responsible for technology strategy and innovation for one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies. Prior to FabFitFun, he launched several companies that have grown to become multimillion dollar businesses—one made millions in the first year alone and grew to tens of millions in revenue after two years, another was acquired in less than one year. He was also part of the founding team of the most popular legal website on...

Duration:00:29:25

Plaid: Jean-Denis Greze

8/13/2019
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Jean-Denis Greze is Head of Engineering at Plaid, the technology company powering the fintech ecosystem. Thousands of companies, like Venmo, Robinhood and Acorns, use Plaid's suite of APIs to build applications that enable millions of consumers to lead healthier financial lives. Today, one in four people in the US with bank accounts use Plaid. Prior to joining Plaid, Jean-Denis was Director of Engineering at Dropbox, where he led the growth, identity, notifications, Paper and payments...

Duration:00:31:35

Fortune Media Group: Roxanne Flores

8/12/2019
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Roxanne Flores is Chief People Officer of Fortune Media Group, a global media company which includes the preeminent business media brand, Fortune magazine, and of live events and conferences worldwide. Fortune is dedicated to helping its readers, viewers, and attendees succeed big in business through unrivaled access and best-in-class storytelling. In this role, Roxanne is responsible for leading human resources. Her mission is to build and nurture the most effective workforce in the...

Duration:00:14:51

VSCO: Greg Lutze

8/9/2019
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A leader driven by creative vision and soul, Greg is Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer at VSCO. Before founding VSCO, Greg was a Creative Director for design agencies in Seattle and New York, as well as an Art Director for Microsoft’s Xbox team. Greg has been recognized by The Grammy Awards, Graphic Design USA, Taschen, and Communication Arts.

Duration:00:28:19

ThoughtWorks: Dr. Rebecca Parsons

8/8/2019
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Dr. Rebecca Parsons is ThoughtWorks' CTO. She has more years of experience than she’d like in technology and large-scale software development. She recently co-authored the book Building Evolutionary Architectures with colleagues Neal Ford and Pat Kua. Before ThoughtWorks she worked as an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Central Florida, after completing a Director's Post Doctoral Fellowship at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Her interests include parallel and...

Duration:00:27:14

RollWorks: Robin Bordoli

8/7/2019
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Robin is an operating executive and company advisor with a 25-year track record of building and scaling technology platforms in transformative markets. He is currently the President of RollWorks, a division of AdRoll Group, which offers ambitious B2B companies an account-based platform to align their marketing and sales teams and grow revenue with confidence. Prior to RollWorks, Robin was CEO at Figure Eight and held leadership positions at Marketo, Jive Software, and Yahoo. He received...

Duration:00:31:58

GetWellNetwork: Michael O'Neil

8/6/2019
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Following surgery and chemotherapy to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 28, Michael O’Neil emerged humbled and inspired, and ready to finish the graduate studies interrupted unexpectedly by cancer. Steering his final year into a life mission and business plan, Michael founded GetWellNetwork to tackle an unaddressed problem in healthcare: how to help people take a more active role in their health journey. Nearly two decades later, Michael continues to lead GetWellNetwork as founder and...

Duration:00:20:53

Applause: Doron Reuveni

8/5/2019
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Doron Reuveni is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Applause. Since founding Applause (formerly uTest) in 2007, Doron has led the creation of the crowdtesting market and solidified Applause’s position as the market leader. Doron’s leadership has made him an internationally-recognized expert in software development, testing, and entrepreneurship. Although the idea of “in-the-wild” software testing through a crowdsourcing model was a radical notion when Applause was founded,...

Duration:00:19:15

Stripe: Will Larson

8/5/2019
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Will Larson has been an engineering leader and software engineer at technology companies of many shapes and sizes including Yahoo!, Digg, SocialCode, Uber, and, as of 2016, Stripe. He grew up in North Carolina, studied Computer Science at Centre College in Kentucky, spent a year in Japan on the JET Program teaching English, and has been living in San Francisco since 2009. His book An Elegant Puzzle draws from the writing in his blog, Irrational Exuberance, that he has been updating...

Duration:00:27:35

Wealthfront: Ashley Johnson

8/2/2019
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Ashley has risen through the ranks in two of the toughest male-dominated industries -- financial services and technology. She currently holds two C-suite positions as Wealthfront's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and uses this platform to teach young women the value of saving for independence both at Wealthfront and professional women’s groups. It’s her hope that by sharing her own experiences she can help bridge the gender confidence gap in investing. Ashley stresses...

Duration:00:34:59

Podium: Eric Rea

8/1/2019
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Eric Rea is the Cofounder and CEO of Podium, a leading interaction management platform which helps modernize the way business is done locally. Rea, a software engineer in his own right, lived in Vienna, Austria and worked for the International Atomic Energy Agency before co-founding Podium in 2014 and taking the company through Y Combinator in 2016 - becoming one of the highest revenue generating companies ever to attend the accelerator. Podium has been included on Forbes’ Cloud 100 and Next...

Duration:00:39:00

Greg Reynolds: DealerSocket

7/31/2019
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Greg is currently the CTO of DealerSocket, an automotive software solutions provider managing a global team of 400 amazing professionals. Greg is an active angel investor and sits on boards of a few exciting startups in Silicon Slopes - SLC, UT. He began his career with AT&T Wireless in Seattle as a regional development manager and later moved to Phoenix as the wireless features manager executing a go-to-market strategy for the company’s newest PCS location. He returned to Salt Lake City in...

Duration:00:19:43

Roblox: Grace Francisco

7/30/2019
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Grace Francisco is the Vice President of Developer Relations at Roblox. She is responsible for leading developer and educational programs and engaging with a growing community of over two million developers to empower them across multiple platforms. A seasoned developer relations leader with over 12 years of experience, she has co-authored three patents and led worldwide developer initiatives at Microsoft, Intuit, and Atlassian. Prior to joining Roblox, she established Atlassian’s Global...

Duration:00:37:58

PepsiCo: Umran Beba

7/30/2019
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Umran Beba is the Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer for PepsiCo. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, and generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. Umran leads PepsiCo’s global diversity agenda, working with sector leadership teams to execute a...

Duration:00:33:48

Groupon: Corey Flournoy

7/26/2019
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Corey Flournoy has served as Groupon’s Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity since June 2018. Corey oversees the company’s I&D team and works to sustain a culture of inclusion, integrity and respect at Groupon offices around the world. Prior to Groupon, Corey was the Vice President and Associate Director of Global Talent Development for FCB Worldwide, contributing to the strategic development, planning and implementation of global diversity and equity and inclusion initiatives to improve...

Duration:00:29:28