June 13, 2018

8:00 – 8:40a

Breakfast, Networking, and Registration

8:40 – 8:55a

Yoga/Stretching with Lillian So, Founder of SOfit SF

9:00 – 9:10a

Sarika Batra, Showrunner and Director at Meet the Drapers

9:10 – 9:30a

Jessica Herrin, CEO & Founder of Stella & Dot

9:30 – 10:00a

Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography for Lighting at Pixar

10:00 – 10:20a

Carolyn Satenberg, Head of HR at Eventbrite

10:20 – 10:40a

Becky Case, VP of Engineering at Birchbox

10:40 – 11:00a


11:00 – 11:20a

May Mitchell, Vice President, Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing at Cylance

11:20 – 11:40a

Cynthia Strickland, Senior Director of Serialization and Analytics, for Supply Chain Services at McKesson Corporation

11:40a – 12:00p

Rathi Murthy, CTO at Gap Inc.

12:00 – 1:00p


1:00 – 1:20p

Ali Luna, Aerospace Engineer at NASA

1:20 – 1:40p

Kira Wampler, CEO of

1:40 – 2:00p

Joy Baker Peacock, Innovation Center Engagement Director at BNY Mellon

2:00 – 2:25p

How Venture Capital Can Drive Diversity and Inclusion
Lisa Wu, Partner at Norwest Venture Partners
Susan Liu, Partner at Scale Venture Partners
Christina Heggie, Investment Principal at JetBlue Technology Ventures
Nina Achadjian, Principal at Index Ventures

Moderator: Lizette Chapman, Reporter at Bloomberg

2:25 – 2:45p


2:45 – 3:05p

Reena Tiwari, Sr. Director of Information Security at Symantec

3:05 – 3:25p

Roger Dickey, CEO of Gigster

3:25 – 3:45p

Merline Saintil, Head of Operations for the Product & Technology Group at Intuit

3:45 – 4:05p


4:05 – 4:25p

Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO at Nutanix

4:25 – 4:45p

Christine Daugherty, VP Global Sustainable Agricultural & Responsible Sourcing at PepsiCo

4:45 – 5:25p

Nataly Kogan, CEO & Founder of Happier

5:25 – 5:30p

Closing Remarks 
Sarika Batra, Showrunner and Director at Meet the Drapers

5:30 – 5:45p

Book Signing of Happier Now with author, Nataly Kogan

5:45 – 8:00p

Networking Cocktail Party

Opening Remarks
India Hicks, Founder of India Hicks

June 14, 2018

8:00 – 8:40a

Breakfast, Networking, and Registration

8:40 – 8:55a

Yoga/Stretching with Lillian So, Founder of SOfit SF

9:00 – 9:10a

Kym McNicholas, Host at The Innovators Network

9:10 – 9:30a

Christina Kosmowski, Head of Global Customer Success & Services at Slack

9:30 – 9:50a

Amy Bohutinsky, COO at Zillow Group

9:50 – 10:10a

Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO of hint®

10:10 – 10:30a

Cathy Polinsky, CTO at Stitch Fix

10:30 – 10:50a


10:50 – 11:10a

Fireside Chat
Parker Harris, Co-Founder & CTO of Salesforce

Moderator: Connie Guglielmo, Editor-in-Chief at CNET News

11:10 – 11:30a

Laura Messerschmitt, VP of Customer Experience and Marketing at GoDaddy

11:30a – 12:00p

Patty McCord, Workplace Innovator, Culture and Leadership Consultant and Former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix

12:00 – 1:00p


Book Signing of Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility with author, Patty McCord

1:00 – 2:00p

Fireside Chat
Charlie Bell, SVP at Amazon Web Services

Moderator: Caroline Shouraboura, DevSecOps Engineer at Intuit

2:00 – 2:20p

Cynthia Stoddard, SVP and CIO at Adobe

2:20 – 2:40p


2:40 – 3:25p

Workshop Breakout Session #1 – Design Your Life: A Human Centered Approach to Problem Solving
Julie Ni, UX Designer at Nutanix
Shreya Indukuri, UX Designer at Nutanix

Workshop Breakout Session #2 – Pitch Perfect: How to Hone Your Elevator Pitch
Rashmi Kumar, SVP, Supply Chain and Procure to Pay
Melissa Johnson, VP, ERP Shared Services at McKesson

3:25 – 3:45p



3:45 – 4:15p

Technology and Innovation Across Industries
Arum Kang, Co-Founder & CEO of Coffee Meets Bagel
Mazy Holiday, CEO & Founder of Whatbox
Pratima Arora, Head of Confluence at Atlassian
Shubha Govil, Director of Product Management at Cisco

Moderator: Diana Cappello, Lead Solutions Engineer at Clari

4:15 – 4:35p

Tina Weyand, Chief Product Officer at HomeAway

4:35 – 4:55p

Gwynne Shotwell, President & COO of SpaceX

4:55 – 5:00p

Closing Remarks
Adriana Gascoigne, CEO of Girls in Tech Inc.