All of us at Gentry would like to extend our gratitude to the extraordinary women and men who made the day possible, especially Judith Michelle Williams, SVP, Global Head of People Sustainability + Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer @ SAP; Emmy Award-winning TV anchor Diane Dwyer, who served as our emcee; Anita Sands, PhD, for her rousing keynote; the incredible Co-Founder + President @ Chairish Anna Brockway; CEO @ Mach 49 Linda Yates; and Co-Founder and COO @ Cloudflare Michelle Zatlyn for their incredible insights during the event’s fireside chats.
We would also like to thank our outstanding panelists including President + CEO @ Terapore Rachel Mika Dorin, PhD, Partner @ The Pareto Group Derek Blazensky, CEO @ Medigram Sherri Douville, Principal @ Emergence Capital Kara Egan, Chief Medical Officer U.S. Department of Health + Human Services Dr. Vanila Singh, President + CEO Bay Area Medical Foundations @ Sutter Health Dr. Elizabeth Vilardo, Former VP of Regulatory + Quality @ Willow Keri Yen Ng, Global Director of Marketing @ Google Search Meredith Hoffer, Founder + CEO @ Headnote Sarah Schaaf, Founder and Chief Brrrista @ Smitten Ice Cream Robyn Sue Fisher, CEO @ Flyx Systems Kristi Markkula Bowers, CFO @ LinkedIn Steve Sordello, Executive Director of the Center for Applied Ethics @ Santa Clara University Don Heider, and CEO + Founder @ Savonix Mylea Charvat.
The 2019 GENTRY Women In Tech Conference Presented by SAP could not have happened without the extraordinary support of our sponsors including SAP, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Seiler LLP, Stanford Shopping Center, Tiffany & Co., Heroic Voice Academy, US Market Access, Neiman Marcus, Harker, and McLaren San Francisco. These sponsors offered advice, connections, talent, and encouragement that all served to make the event a success.
And last, but definitely not least, we must thank our fabulous In-Kind Sponsors who added so much to the event’s rooftop networking cocktail reception at SAP, including: Amici, Blackbird Vineyards, Junity, SkinSpirit, Tru, Regale Winery and Vineyards, Carbonadi Italia, and Glamsquad.