Diane K. Adams is the Chief Culture and Talent Officer at Sprinklr, a provider of enterprise software for unified customer experience management (Unified-CXM). Her team focuses on accelerating the growth of a high-performing, inclusive culture. Prior to Sprinklr, Diane served as Chief Culture and Talent Officer for McGraw-Hill Education and Qlik Technologies. She also spent four years managing HR at Allscripts Healthcare, where she helped triple the company in size. Additionally, Diane held top HR leadership roles for 14 years at Cisco Systems. Diane is also a chancellor of the International Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Neil is a founding Partner at LOCAL, a Change Marketing™ consultancy creating transformation communication and employee engagement programs for some of the world's best companies.
Neil is a strategic marketing leader with 20+ years experience on both agency and client-side — running work, teams, and businesses in London, Amsterdam, San Francisco, and Atlanta, where he led global digital strategy for Coca-Cola.
Neil and the LOCAL team bring consumer-grade agency craft to internal audiences, driving meaningful organizational change at a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies, including Capital One, Coca-Cola, GE, Republic Services, UPS, P&G, and Kaiser Permanente.
Elizabeth Berman is the CHRO for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment. She leads across all facets of human resources including talent management, change management, organizational design and performance, people analytics, training and development, payroll, benefits, and compensation. Elizabeth is a champion of culture as a strong foundation for company success. Her career includes leadership roles with revenue responsibility in both for-profit and non-profit, large enterprise and start-ups, across the hospitality, retail, and consumer products industries; with organizations such as Nike, Estee Lauder and Vevo. She has a track record of leading in rapidly changing environments and is passionate about achieving a company’s vision by attracting and developing top, diverse talent, and building extraordinary levels of employee engagement. Elizabeth has her Master’s in Industrial and Labor Relations and her Bachelor’s in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. She and her husband reside in the Princeton, NJ area with their two children.
Kelsey is the CEO and Founder of Candor, the authentic professional network to share how you work and get to know your teammates. Candor has raised $5M from top VCs to help startup employees get to know each other in a remote world.
Natalie Breece is the Chief People and Diversity Officer for thredUP Inc. (NASDAQ: TDUP). With over 15 years of experience in People strategy, Natalie has dedicated the last 6 years building, innovating and executing the Talent Acquisition, People Operations, Total Rewards, DEIB and L&D strategies for thredUP. Natalie and her team are relentless in their pursuit of cultivating an environment that enables thredUP 2000+ employees to do the best work of their lives while inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first.
Hallie is the Founder and CEO of The Bregman Group, LLC, where she helps companies use data, analytics, and technology to develop people strategies that improve employee outcomes. Experienced in high-growth technology organizations, including Wayfair, Toast, and PTC, Hallie is recognized as a visionary in crafting insights embedded in data and technology. She is a thought leader in the talent space, as featured across various conferences, industry-leading podcasts (HR Leaders Live, Modern People Leaders), and academic institutions (Columbia, Stanford). Hallie also advises several startups (TeamLift, WorkLlama) on their growth journey, and enjoys supporting new developments in HR Technology.
Tony Buffum is VP of HR Client Strategy at Upwork. As a key member of the senior-level executive client strategy team, Buffum is responsible for accelerating growth of current and prospective Upwork enterprise clients, helping them solve HR challenges related to finance, procurement and talent transformation. Buffum is an accomplished HR professional with more than two decades of experience leading global HR teams as well as driving transformational change in company culture, organizational design, performance management, and employee integration and engagement. He joins Upwork following a series of noteworthy leadership positions including chief human resources officer (CHRO) at FLIR Systems, VP of global human resources at STANLEY Security, VP of human resources at Stanley Black & Decker and others. Buffum graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Industrial & Labor Relations and resides in Charleston, South Carolina.
Angela Cheng-Cimini joined Harvard Business Publishing in 2021, spearheading
the people programs to drive business strategy and create a deeply engaged and
diverse workforce. Angela brings over 30 years of human resources experience across consumer product goods, professional services, high-tech as well as nonprofits. She has
shepherded businesses through start-up, growth, and maturity by helping
organizations identify and build the necessary organizational capabilities. She
serves on the Alumni Board of Directors for Cornell University and is also an HR
Venture Advisor for SemperVirens, an early-stage venture capital fund.
Chip Conley joined the tiny tech start-up Airbnb nearly a decade ago after a successful career as a boutique hotel company founder and CEO. He was twice the age of the average Airbnb employee which earned him the title "Airbnb's Modern Elder" who was as curious as he was wise. As the internal mentor to the young Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, Chip got to see the value of intergenerational collaboration in a company that has now grown to be the most valuable hospitality company in the world. His bestselling book "Wisdom@Work: The Making of a Modern Elder" is a testament to rethinking the value of having 5 generations in the workplace and why more companies are doing their best to encourage their older workers to stay in the workplace longer. Chip's Modern Elder Academy has more than 2,000 alums who've come to the Mexican beachfront campus and MEA will be opening two campuses in Santa Fe, New Mexico soon.
Rajeeb Dey is the Founder & CEO of Learnerbly - a curated marketplace of the best professional learning content including coaching, courses, conferences, books, and more. Learnerbly partners with 100+ global employers to upskill and boost employee performance and to create a culture of learning where employees are empowered to own their professional development. Rajeeb was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion, and appointed as a Member of the British Empire for Services to Entrepreneurship. He holds a First Class Honors from the University of Oxford in Economics & Management.
Alexei is founder of Pinnacle, a SaaS product providing personalized manager development in the flow of work. He is a certified executive coach and before founding Pinnacle, spent five years as CEO of an accelerator, worked in VC, and all told, coached or consulted with over 200 start-ups on four continents. He is a Fulbright scholar and has a Masters in Business from Stanford GSB.
Carolyn is Chief People Officer of Curology, which is a direct to consumer prescription skincare, specializing in acne and anti-aging. Prior to Curology, she was CPO, head of marketing and head of business development for Philz Coffee, a one cup at a time coffee chain across North America.
Beth is responsible for leading Tripadvisor's global human resources organization, a role she has held since September 2015. Previously, Beth was at Nuance Communications, a global provider of speech and imaging solutions, where she served as the senior vice president of human resources. Prior to Nuance, she spent three years at Sanofi Corporation, a global healthcare organization, where she was the vice president of human resources. Beth also held a number of roles at Genzyme Corporation for nine years, including vice president of human resources, before it was acquired by Sanofi. Earlier on, she held human resources leadership positions at Perot Systems Healthcare Services, Reebok International, Aramark Educational Services and Federated Department Stores. Beth holds a bachelor's degree in English from Cornell University.
As Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Israel oversees the recruiting team and larger recruiting strategy efforts at Axios, a news and media company based in D.C. Prior to Axios, Israel has been recruiting in the media and ad tech space for over a decade. Serving as Director of Talent Acquisition at The New York Times, leading Tech, Data and Marketing recruiting efforts and a team of 30+ recruiters. He also led recruiting at Dotdash (now Dotdash Meredith), leading a team of five across all business functions. Israel also served on the board for Latino Tech, a non profit in New York City focused on facilitating networking opportunities for underrepresented talent and big tech. After living in NYC for 14 years, he now resides back home in Texas.
Q is currently the global head of Live & Work Anywhere at Airbnb, ex global head of People Ops at Airbnb, HR tech geek, startup advisor, board member and a freelance executive coach with a passion for building scalable people functions to help change the world. He has had the privilege of working in various functions in a variety of industries across management consulting (Deloitte), in house Fortune 500s (Aon, JLL & GE), private equity (TPG Capital), hyper growth late stage firms (Airbnb) and his own startups (GoQuali & Supertek Scientific). He brings a unique perspective from each of his experiences to be a creative people & business leader.
Jimmy is responsible for working with portfolio companies on talent strategy focusing on organizational design and development as well as communication both within each company and across the portfolio. Prior to joining ParkerGale, Jimmy worked on talent strategy at Home Chef, a venture-backed meal kit company, and Bain & Company working with clients on a variety of engagements including growth strategy and organizational re-design. Earlier in his career, Jimmy worked in sales at Nortel Networks and as a teacher with Teach For America. Jimmy holds a BA in Philosophy from Northwestern University, an MEd from University of Missouri-St. Louis, and an MBA from Yale School of Management.
Saydeah Howard if the Chief Talent Officer at IVP. Saydeah is responsible for advising the firm’s portfolio companies on human capital issues including executive search strategy, leadership, and talent development. Ms. Howard brings extensive human resources and recruiting experience to IVP. Prior to joining IVP, Saydeah served as Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at LeapFrog Enterprises. With global human resources responsibility, Saydeah successfully implemented a new performance management approach, employee recognition program, and rebuilt the recruiting department.
Natasha is a strategic advisor and executive coach to organizations around the world. As CEO and founder of Malida Advisors, she helps companies improve their leadership capabilities and culture, so they can meet and exceed their goals. She brings over 25 years of experience leading global human resources, talent acquisition, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in multiple industries across six continents. An accomplished speaker and moderator, she presents regularly at in-person and online conferences and events and is a team coaching instructor. She holds a BA in Sociology, a Master's degree in HR and Labor Relations, SPHR and DDI Trainer certifications, professional coach accreditation, and team coaching certification.
Donald Knight is the CPO at Greenhouse Software. He leads with a people-first mentality hoping to unlock the potential of Greenhouse talent globally. With a laser focus on the connection between people and the processes that serve them, Donald and his team create proximity by building bridges focusing on enhanced experiences that nurture culture and develop people. He is responsible for providing global strategy and leadership in developing, overseeing, and administering people programs. Before Greenhouse, Donald served as Senior Vice President of Global Talent for Edelman, where he helped shape the HR brand as a proactive, insightful, and collaborative solution provider.
David serves as Global Head of Talent Development at Goldman Sachs. In this role, he is responsible for the firm’s approach to performance management, talent mobility, learning and new hire integration. David utilizes leading-edge HR technology in tandem with strategic change management practices to transform employee experiences, most recently designing a new approach to talent mobility at Goldman Sachs. He also serves as an HR advisor for SemperVirens Venture Capital and PeopleTech Partners.
Earlier in his career, David was a professor of Psychology at the Community College of Philadelphia. David earned dual BA degrees in Business and Psychology from Muhlenberg College in 2000 and an MA and PhD in Organizational Psychology from Temple University in 2004.
Joey has always put people at the heart of his career. As he look back in his life, his soul purpose has been always to help people. It is something that his parents instilled in him at an early age. During his 22-year corporate career in Talent Acquisition, he has help start-ups and large organizations develop authentic leaders who create cultures of innovation, trust, and inclusion. Joey understands the nuances of developing healthy team dynamics and people-first businesses. He is known for transformational leadership, innovation, creativity and high performance. He has the implementation-level expertise to develop consistent business processes that set up teams for success. He is an acknowledged expert in creating high performance organizations, lucrative relationships and outcomes through collaborative leadership efforts with a focus on talent acquisition strategies and delivery programs, including workforce/capacity planning, talent attraction, employment branding, selection practices and measurement. Joey received his Bachelor of Art degree in Psychology from UC Riverside, and earned his HR Management Certification from UCLA.
I am on a mission to humanize the workplace. I work with the Conference Board's Fortune 500 corporations-members on rethinking their workplace strategies; lead Reframe.Work Inc. and consult on how to create inclusive workplaces through the use of technology, human-centered design, people analytics, and future-thinking; and founded an amazing community, a nonprofit extending the work horizon for women. Previously I transformed the workplace at the intersection of technology, analytics, and HR at Fidelity Investments, TIAA, IBM, Price Waterhouse, and PwC Consulting and their clients.
Amber is the Co-Founder of Peoplism, a leading DEI consulting firm known for achieving impact. Peoplism drives year-over-year increases in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. People leaders at industry-defining organizations trust Peoplism to create best-in-class company cultures that attract and retain top talent.
Meghna brings over 20 years of experience as a strategy consultant and executive coach across diverse industries. Using her training as an anthropologist, strategist, and transformational Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner, she listens to what is being said between the lines and reframes complex challenges for quick action. Meghna has a BA magna cum laude from Harvard University, an MPH from the University of Cape Town, and an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.
With more than 20 years of experience, including at Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, KPMG, and Merrill Lynch, Georgios has advised clients on over $50 billion worth of M&A (buy-side, sell-side, defence), equity financing / IPOs, and debt financing transactions. As Managing Partner at Venero Capital Advisors, Georgios is one of the best-connected investment bankers in HR Tech, maintaining deep sector insights and trusted, longstanding relationships with HR Technology entrepreneurs and investors globally. More HR Tech companies trust Venero to deliver a successful M&A transaction than any other investment bank.
Cara McCarty is the Founder & CEO at Betterleave Bereavement, the leading bereavement care provider built to support individuals as they navigate the complex bereavement landscape.
Prior to Betterleave, she co-founded Code Pilot, one of the fastest growing training & recruitment platforms for developers. Code Pilot was acquired by AngelList in 2020, the second largest talent marketplace in the world. Cara loves to partner with founders and leaders to support complex organizational and high-growth people initiatives for successful outcomes -- including WorldFirst, Acquisition and RetailMeNot, IPO. Cara is also an Advisor for the Founder Institute, Partner at The Fund Austin, and a member of the Forbes HR Council.
Lisa is an expert in board effectiveness, risk mitigation, next-gen human firewalls, and shaping talent strategies that drive business growth and scale through digital transformation resulting in productive Fortune Magazine Top 100 award-winning cultures. Her MBA is from Pepperdine Graziado School of Business & Management and her business and financial acumen evolved primarily through M&A and IPO experiences. She is a thought leader in creating security-minded cultures, advancing DEI, and aligning incentive strategies. Lisa is an advisory board member and investor of SemperVirens VC and formerly CHRO at CrowdStrike, Silver Peak, Fortinet, Brocade, and Foundry Networks, Inc.
RJ is an executive with 20 years of global experience improving organizational performance through data-driven talent strategies. RJ takes a business-oriented, creative and collaborative approach to make evidence-based decisions that increase employee productivity, wellbeing, and continuously improve their experience and work. His career started in investment banking and he has advised Fortune 500 companies on 6 continents about how to build their people strategies and analytical capability, and launched new businesses in both executive education and people analytics.
A 3x FinTech entrepreneur and recognized thought leader in Consumer Credit, Financial Inclusion and Financial Health. Most recently, founded RevolutionCredit: an award-winning behavioral data & analytics platform for consumer credit. Prior to RevolutionCredit he served as Global Chief Data Officer at Experian, led the turnaround of eFinance, and was part of the founding team of the first online private bank: Scudder Weisel Capital. He also served on The Innovation Board of The Royal Mail Group in London, UK. Zaydoon started his career as C/C++ developer. He has been interviewed and quoted by Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, McKinsey & Co Reports, Investor Business Daily, Business Week, eCompany, and Univision Networks. Headed content development and served as advisor for numerous industry conferences and studies.
Hannah Olson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Disclo, the first software helping employees safely ask for, verify, and act on accommodation requests at work. Hannah’s own experience navigating her career while undergoing intensive treatment for Lyme disease sparked the idea for her first venture, Chronically Capable, which became one of the largest and most-used disability recruiting platforms in the world. She speaks globally on the topics of disability inclusion, accessibility, and allyship in the workplace.
Judy is an investor with Owl Ventures, an education & workforce technology focused fund with $2B+ of AUM. Prior to Owl, Judy was on the founding team of Bain Capital’s Double Impact fund and led the fund’s first investments in education, healthcare, and wellness.
Will Peng is the CEO and Co-Founder of Northstar, the financial wellness platform for employees. Prior to founding Northstar, Will was a venture capital investor. His firm was an early investor in Coinbase, Guideline, Even, and Oscar. Inspired by the positive change fintech can have on people's lives, Will set out to solve the inequality of financial guidance in a way that drives meaningful action. As a Taiwanese immigrant, Will is passionate about supporting underserved communities to help them achieve financial stability and reach their personal goals.
Robby is Co-Founder of PeopleTech Partners which is an organization that works with early-stage tech companies looking to build products for HR Leaders. The organization has worked with and advised over 80 companies through the last 7 years and those companies have gone on to raise over 1 Billion dollars in Venture Funding. He is also the Co-Founder of SemperVirens which is an investment firm that focuses on workforce, healthcare, and financial technology companies that want to sell to and through the employer. Across both networks he has built an amazing advisory community of over 300 current and former CHRO’s from companies like EA, Visa, UPS, Peloton, Netflix, Zoom, Twilio, Slack, and Disney to name a few.
Peter Phelan, a recovering Chief People Officer turned Culture Doctor making house calls in Manhattan's Silicon Alley and beyond, is Founder and CEO of ValuesCulture. ValuesCulture helps growing organizations build sustainable competitive advantage by intentionally curating their organizational cultures. This work often takes the form of Peter and team conducting deep analyses to reveal an organization's "secret behavioral suace" - the solid bedrock upon which cultural promises can be made with a high likelihood of actually being kept. In addition, ValuesCulture's executive search arm has placed more than 80 of the world's most talented and progressive people leaders since 2018.
20+ years experience in human resources management, starting with a career in talent (acquisition and development). Pre-IPO to Public Company CHRO exp. Managed globally dispersed teams across North and South America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Asia. Board level work in developing executive compensation, company wide cash/equity incentives and benefits programs. Certified executive coach. Development practice involving group dynamics, organizational effectiveness and systemic change.
Uzair Qadeer is Chief People Officer and a member of the management team at Carbon Health, where he oversees end-to-end human resources capabilities enabling employee experience for almost 3,000 employees.
Prior to Carbon Health, Qadeer was Chief Diversity Officer at Alexion Pharmaceuticals where he served on the company’s executive management team and built a market leading diversity function from the ground up. Before that, he served as a leader in Deloitte’s human capital consulting business where he focused on redefining every aspect of HR, including organizational development, culture, and talent management. Qadeer also worked at Bristol Myers Squibb in various roles of increasing responsibilities. Qadeer also taught at the MBA program at the State University of New Jersey.
Qadeer has a track record of helping organizations lead with innovative HR efforts. Qadeer, who also serves on the Board of Directors of Human Resources Leadership Forum, was recently named one of the Top 100 Chief Diversity Officers, and was called a “HR Futurist” by American Healthcare Leader Magazine. Qadeer is also founder of two revolutionary and widely adopted frameworks in HR: “5 Es of Employee Experience” and “10 Dials of Diversity”.
A truly global citizen, Qadeer speaks six languages and has lived in five countries including the United States, Italy, and Spain. Qadeer received his master’s degree as well as his B.A. and B.S. degrees from Pennsylvania State University.
Irfhan Rawji is the Founder & Executive Chair of MobSquad, a Canadian company that helps US companies grow and retain their technology teams. He is also a Managing Partner with Relay Ventures, and sits on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, including Canadian Western Bank, Institute for Canadian Citizenship, and Venture for Canada. Irfhan holds an MBA with High Honors from Harvard Business School. He is a recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s Award of Merit, the Sauder School of Business’ Teaching Excellence Award, among others. Irfhan is also a member of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.
Jeff spent the last 4 ½ years as the Chief People Officer at Zynga, one of the world’s leading gaming companies. Prior to Zynga, Jeff was SVP, HR at GoPro, CBS Interactive and VP, HR for EA Sports. Jeff served as a board director for LakePharma, a biologics drug discovery organization and currently as a board member for the C100, a not-for-profit community of Canadians in tech, committed to supporting the most promising Canadian-led technology businesses and their leaders through mentorship, investment, and talent. Jeff has lived in Japan and Singapore and originally hails from British Columbia, Canada.
Alison Ryu is a Partner at Able Partners, an investment fund focused on health & wellbeing. She invests in companies that make the lives of consumers healthier, happier, and more meaningful. Able's areas of focus include disruptive healthcare, care economy, consumer wellbeing, and connection & community. Previously, Alison was a General Partner at CircleUp Growth Partners. Prior to that, Alison was an investor at TSG Consumer. She spent a year on the executive team at their portfolio company, Backcountry.com. She started her career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University.
Alex is a passionate People executive who is focused on advancing workplace & performance culture, fostering DEI&B and advocating for organizational health & well-being. He is half British half Swiss, was born and raised in Hong Kong and has been in the US for over 18 years and fell into the People function upon landing on US soil. He has worked across a number of industries, in both generalist and specialist roles, before becoming a Chief People Officer/Head of HR. He is inspired by organizations and leaders that put their talent first, which is how he landed at GHJ.
Mala serves as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Electronic Arts where she focuses on developing EA's talent and cultivating the company culture. Mala plays an integral role in redefining and evolving the People strategy at EA. She is passionate about creating environments which empower people and teams to do their best work. Prior to this role, Mala spent three years as Chief People Officer at Minted where she helped to define the culture and grow the creative and technical teams during a high-growth period for the startup. Mala earned both her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Art History and her Master's degree in Human Resources Management from Rutgers University. Mala lives in the Bay Area with her family.
Kelley serves as Founder & Executive Chairman of Hitch Works Inc., (hitch.works), a talent mobility platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to match project-based opportunities to internal employee skill profiles. Kelley founded and commercialized Hitch while she was the Chief Innovation Officer and Human Resources Officer at HERE Technologies. She has more than 25 years of executive management and consulting experience in human resources, change management and corporate communications. Prior to HERE Technologies, Steven-Waiss was executive vice president, chief human resources officer, for Extreme Networks, Inc., and was responsible for the company’s global human capital strategies. She is on the board of FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM), the Chair of the Advisory Board for the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.
AJ Thomas is and entrepreneur, founder and coach focused on working alongside the future to create the next iteration of possibilities. She has served as the founder of Infuse Program Foundation and the founder and Chief Explorer at BrainCandy Labs, powered by Women in Technology International (WITI). She currently works at X, the Moonshot Factory, as its Chaos Pilot and Head of Talent having previously led X's Human Experience Design team. These roles have allowed AJ to be a key contributor to developing talent for the future. A lot of what fuels her interests and passions intersect at bridging the gaps in talent, culture, and career. The result of what she does moves people and organizations forward to create a future of infinite possibilities.
Ricky is the Head of People at Future. A fast growing organization dedicated to helping people be the best versions of themselves. He is a vigorous advocate for more humanity in the workplace and a successful HR executive with over 20 years of values-based human resources leadership experience at places like Meta, Nike and Whirlpool. As the host of his podcast RealTalk- HR, Ricky has a passion for helping organizations create humane, diverse, and inclusive workplaces that will produce strong and engaging employee relationships. He has a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University and is a graduate of Tuskegee University.
Ian White is the CEO, CTO and founder of ChartHop, a people analytics platform that transforms the way companies manage and support their people. Previously, he was the founder and CTO of Sailthru, the marketing cloud delivering billions of personalized newsletter emails for top publishers and e-commerce brands. Before that, Ian was the first head of engineering at Business Insider.Through these experiences, Ian felt the pains of planning and building a team -- and wanted to build something better than the spreadsheets and legacy HR systems. ChartHop was born to create more informed, empowered, and connected organizations.
Paul Wolfe most recently served as the head of the Human Resources for Indeed, the world’s #1 job site. During his almost 8 years at Indeed, he helped the company grow from just under 1,000 employees to just over 12,000. From March 2020 through the end of 2021, he helped the organization navigate COVID-19 with the primary focus being the health and safety of Indeed’s employees. Prior to his role at Indeed, he served as Vice President, Senior Vice President, and Chief HR Officer at a number of well-known companies, including Match.com, Ticketmaster, Orbitz and Conde Nast.
Shelby Wolpa has been a People Leader at four venture-backed companies that scaled to unicorn status where she built and led the people team through hypergrowth. She now advises CEOs, People Leaders, and Venture Capital Firms on people strategy and remote work, helping companies move quickly, build best-in-class people programs, and avoid expensive mistakes.
Dana is Managing Director of MATH Venture Partners. She is a connector, coach and dealmaker. Her superpower is helping leadership with the operational challenges that come with scale and positioning for a strategic exit. She invests in B2B software companies focusing on vertical SaaS/platforms.
Based in Palo Alto, Michael Yang is a Managing Partner with OMERS Ventures, a multi-stage global technology venture firm where he leads the US and Canadian investment teams and invests in healthtech, B2B SaaS, proptech and insurtech. Prior to joining OMERS Ventures, Michael was a Managing Director with Comcast Ventures and was previously a VP/GM at Yahoo! He has an MBA from Harvard and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.