OFFICE HOURS

Everything you wanted to know about . . .

but were afraid to ask

Top operators & execs from across the tech ecosystem want to pay it forward!

Office Hours are a forum to share learnings, ideas, and mistakes + ask questions in a small group, no-question-is-a-dumb question setting.

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Creating an enterprise sales engine from the ground up


Erica Schultz | New Relic CRO

Kathy Lord | Sage People SVP

What COOs really do (or should do)


Maelle Gavet | Compass COO

Merline Saintil | Change Healthcare COO

Allison Pickens | Gainsight COO

Customer success as an enabler of growth & happiness


Christina Kosmowski | Slack Global Customer Success

Allison Pickens | Gainsight COO

Roli Saxena | Brex CCO

CTO, VPE oh my!


Li Fan | Lime CTO

Cathy Polinsky | Stitchfix CTO

Claire Hough | ApolloGraphQL VP Eng

Building marketing as you build the company


Menaka Shroff | Global Marketing Head, Emerging Business

Deirdre Mahon | Honeycomb VP of Marketing
 

Janine Pelosi | Zoom Video Communications CMO
 

What makes great boards great


Elena Gomez | Zendesk CFO / PagerDuty, Smartsheet Boards

Magdalena Yesil | Zuora, Smartsheet, Sofi Boards

Creating community so your business can thrive


Leyla Seka | Salesforce EVP/GM, AppExchange, Desk, Mobile (former)

Mallun Yen | Operator Collective Founder

Hiring & recruiting nuts & bolts


Lynn Carter | Confluent Head of Exec Search; Netflix Head of Talent Acquisition (former)

Ambrosia Vertesi | Duo Security VP People (former); Hootsuite VP of Talent, Ops (former)

The tough stuff no one teaches you — building a strong foundation for administration & operations


Monique Covington | RocketLawyer VP Administration

Ambrosia Vertesi | Duo Security VP People (former); Hootsuite VP of Talent, Ops (former)

Simple parts of legal you want to (and can!) get right from the beginning (including IP)


Anirma Gupta | Tanium GC

Meg Kammerud | Shape Security GC

Marty Roberts | GC to multiple IPO’d startups

Working with (not against) regulatory challenges to enable innovation


Tekedra Mawakana | Waymo Chief External Officer 

Noreen Krall | Apple Chief Litigation Officer

What you need to know (and do) when acquiring or getting acquired


Mona Sabet | UserTesting Chief Strategy Officer

Einat Meisel | O’Melveny & Myers Partner

What VCs really look for (and how to get that follow-on investment)


Anne Dwane | Village Global Partner & Co-founder

Sarah Kunst | Cleo Capital Founder

Iris Choi | Floodgate Partner

James Cham | Bloomberg Beta Partner

Satya Patel | Homebrew Partner

Cindy Padnos | Illuminate Ventures Founder & Managing Partner

Angel Investing 101


Susan Kimberlin | Angel Investor & Startup Advisor

Ellen Levy | Silicon Valley Connect Founder & Angel Investor

Developing a social media following extraordinaire


Lisa Stone | BlogHer CEO/Co-founder (former)

Allison Barr | Uber Sr. Manager Product Ops
 

Getting the right (or even first) board seat


Jocelyn Mangan | Him for Her CEO

Holly Hegener | Trewstar Board Services COO
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