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Monday, June 22 • 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Panel: Birds of a Different Feather Soar Together

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Many organizations start with a spark of creativity, collaboration and the desire to challenge conventional wisdom.  As companies begin to scale, they face challenges of maintaining an environment that encourages creativity and fosters innovation.  A diverse body of talent with unique life experiences and perspectives is one of the essential ingredients to the long-term success of an organization.

Moderated by Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code, this panel of leaders in technology innovation will discuss approaches in building high performance teams and a culture of creativity.

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Alaina Percival

CEO, Women Who Code
I'm a fan of experiences, chocolate, being inspired by people I meet, and getting women involved with technology. I am CEO @womenwhocode

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Adrian Cockcroft

Technology Fellow, Battery Ventures
Adrian Cockcroft has had a long career working at the leading edge of technology. He’s always been fascinated by what comes next, and he writes and speaks extensively on a range of subjects. At Battery, he advises the firm and its portfolio companies about technology issues and also assists with deal sourcing and due diligence. | | Before joining Battery, Adrian helped lead Netflix’s migration to a large scale, highly available... Read More →
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Dana Oshiro

Director of Programs, Heavybit
Dana Oshiro is the Director of Programs at Heavybit where she oversees curriculum, marketing and speaker series for more than 23 member companies including Stripe, Pagerduty and CircleCI. In the past she's worked as the Marketing Director for Code for America, Sr. Media Analyst for NetShelter (a blogging network sold to Ziff Davis) and in content strategy for Heroku and Salesforce. She's a firm believer in the establishment of Safe-Spaces and... Read More →
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Wayne Sutton

General Partner, BUILDUPvc
General Partner at @BUILDUPvc pre-accelerator designed to mentor, educate and connect underrepresented. Connect on AngelList at https://angel.co/waynesutton 
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Marianna Tessel

VP Engineering, Docker, Inc
Marianna Tessel runs the engineering organization at Docker. which actively contributes to the open source project and is also responsible for Docker’s commercial product offerings, including Docker Hub and Docker Hub Enterprise. Tessel has over twenty years of experience in engineering and leadership working for both high growth companies and startups. Prior to Docker, she was a vice president of engineering at VMware, where she led a team... Read More →

Monday June 22, 2015 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Nob Hill 1 - 4

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