How to Sell Data Innovation to the Board
An organization's data is a strategic asset. But how can you secure Board approval for the investments in data, infrastructure and security necessary to make that a reality? Presented a roadmap at the invitation of MX.
Sustainable Hyper Growth
Founders often fail the challenges that hit after Product-Market Fit but before scaling. Donna provided a "How To" on achieving Product-Marketing Fit to the CEO/founders backed by Sway Ventures.
In its 29th year, The Exchange is a community of senior executives, academics, scientists, and entrepreneurs who come together annually to exchange knowledge and collaborate to solve important business and societal problems.
Private Company Governance
Sharing best practices and lessons learned from both sides of the boardroom in early- to late-stage VC-backed companies with CEO/founders backed by Redesign Health.
Wharton "Catalyst" Interview
A virtual series hosted by Wharton Women. "Catalysts" are industry leaders that continually drive change to enhance their business and community.
Exploring how boards are organizing and collaborating to address ESG, Information Security, DEI and digital transformation. Hosted by Athena Alliance.
M&A: New Realities
As businesses accelerate digital transformation through deal-making, how should boards stay abreast of the changed environment? Hosted by the Financial Times.
Future of Corporate Governance
Sharing perspectives on the rapidly evolving role of corporate boards and the imperatives for change in the boardroom. Interviewed by The Athena Alliance.
Sharing lessons learned from scaling companies from Mint.com to Mindflash to Betterment (a Kinnevik portfolio company) with CEO's backed by this $16 billion European VC firm.
Part of an annual, global discussion about the business imperative for diversity and gender balance on corporate boards.
Leading a session on SPAC Governance for public board members attending Stanford's annual Directors' College. Hosted by the
Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance.
Private Company Governance
A panel discussion on how directors, investors, and executives can align on board composition, skills, and processes to help emerging companies better prepare for the long term. Hosted by Women Corporate Directors and KPMG.
Candid conversation about the realities of Board service in 2021: public, private, non-profit and SPAC. Presenting with Mariam Naficy, founder and CEO of Minted.com. Hosted by
Stanford Women on Boards.
M&A Amid the Pandemic
A discussion of the specific challenges and new opportunities driven by the Covid economy. Fellow panelists: Christine Heckart, CEO of Scalyr, Duncan Smithson of WTW. Hosted by the Financial Times Agenda Week.
SPAC vs. Traditional IPO
With over $80 billion raised by the 170+ SPAC’s listed in 2020 the SPAC option for private companies is hyper-competitive and growing. This discussion focuses on the strategic and governance questions raised. Hosted by Deloitte.
Role of Data in Decision Making
With Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn CEO, and Tara Lemméy, LENS Ventures CEO, a deep dive into the approach and practice of iteration and analysis to achieve product::market fit.
Understanding the future of the customer experience and outlining effective tactics to transform the way that innovation happens within organizations. Hosted by Sway Ventures.
Lessons learned from creating the first national Personal Financial Management application and brand for 2 million Millennials...with a team of 20 and a marketing budget of $1 per user.