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Now displaying: August, 2019
Aug 29, 2019

Jessica Carrol has some very progressive ideas on performance management.

Based in LA, she’s VP People at Signal Sciences which protects websites & apps by blocking malicious traffic.

Previously, she was in HR at Red Bull, Shopzilla, and Magento.

Along the way, she’s learned a ton of best practices about giving feedback to your employees, coaching them, and developing them.

In this 20 minute conversation, Jessica shares what she’s learned.

Aug 13, 2019

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know that CBD is the hottest thing in health & wellness.

One of the pioneering companies is Sera Labs, based in Southern California.

CEO Nancy Duitch recently raised $5 million in growth capital from ToroVerde, the Canadian-based Cannabis private equity fund.

Sera makes products for CBD-based products for health, wellness, and beauty. They’ve even created Sera Pets (to relax Fido.)

In this 20-minute conversation, Nancy reveals how she’s building the team to capitalize on this burgeoning market category.

Aug 8, 2019

If your team develops software, you know that building API’s are the key to pretty much everything. But they get cluttered & messy.

So Adam Leventhal decided to do something about it. Now, he’s Co-Founder and CEO of Transposit, one of SF’s fastest-growing tech companies.

Adam was Chief Technology Officer of Delphix, and spent time in venture capital. Then he saw an opportunity create Transposit.

In fact, they recently raised $12 million from top venture capital firms Sutter Hill Ventures, SignalFire, and Unusual Ventures.

In this 20-minute conversation, Adam reveals how he’s building the team that’s building this great new product.

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