How to Sell Data Innovation to the Board
There's increasing recognition that an organization's data should be viewed a strategic asset and potential profit center, But how can you secure the necessary investments in data assets, infrastructure and security from the Board to make that a reality? Presented a roadmap at the invitation of MX, providers of The Money Experience Platform.
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 Founders backed by Sway Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.
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.
Part of an annual, global discussion about the business and human imperative for diversity and gender balance on corporate boards with prominent voices driving women's increasing role and influence in corporate governance worldwide.
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.
Leading a session on SPAC Governance for public board members attending Stanford's annual Directors' College. Hosted by
Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance and the Stanford Law School.
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.
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 the KPMG Board Leadership Center.
Board’s Role in Strategy
Combining industry insights and robust board experience serving both private and publicly traded company boards, this panel of experts discussed the board’s responsibilities for overseeing corporate strategy. Hosted by Equilar, KPMG and Georgeson.
Understanding the future of the customer experience and outlining effective tactics to transform the way that innovation happens within organizations. Hosted by Sway Ventures.
Role of Data in Decision Making
With Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn CEO, and Tara Lemméy, CEO of LENS Ventures, a deep dive into the approach and practice of putting your service out there so that your customers can help evolve it.
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. Hosted by LENS Ventures.