January 2020

FirstBoard Cohort

Stay tuned for details.

Managing Board Expectations Rita Scroggin Executive Search Director Triad Group and K&L Gates Partnership event sponsored by Cloud-Now

Meeting the expectations of the board from the first board meeting post- funding to the liquidation event is one of the key challenges of every Founder, CEO, and functional Leader in Marketing, Sales, Product and Engineering and other core competencies. We will discuss strategies, lessons learned and address questions from the audience.

  • Fred Wang-General Partner at Adams Street Partners and previously General Partner at Trinity Ventures, Board member at Cyphort, Aryaka Networks, ScaleArc, harvest.ai(acquired by Amazon Web Services, Cloudscaling (acquired by EMC), Ankeena Networks (acquired by Juniper Networks) and many more

  • Greg Oslan-Executive Chairman at RiskSense, Strategic Advisory Board Raytheon Corporation; Strategic Advisory Board Mantech International; Commercial Executive US department of defense innovation unit (DIUx); Venture Partner at Paladin Capital, Former Executive Chairman Fixmo (acquired by Blackberry), former Chairman and CEO Narus(acquired by Boeing, CEO Wireless Online (acquired by Intel)

  • Joseph Raffa, Director IBM Ventures

  • Anne Bonaparte- CEO Appthority, previous CEO Brightpoint Security (acquired by ServiceNow), CEO Xora (acquired by ClickSoftware), CEO Solidcore(acquired by McAfee), CEO of Tablus (acquired by EMC), CEO of MailFrontier( acquired by SonicWall

  • Austin Allison- CEO and Founder dotloop (acquired by Zillow)

  • Bill Fine - VP Product and Marketing, Joyent (acquired by Samsung), Co-Founder Newscale (acquired by Cisco)

Rita Scroggin, Director Executive Search, Triad Group
Lars Johansson, Partner K&L Gates