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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | August 8, 2018
Emmanuelle Skala, the SVP of Customer Success at Toast, advocated for driving customer success early in her career. Skala shares her story and her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton in the latest Lead(H)er article.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | August 1, 2018
Tara Haas is the Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, and Head of Innovation at LogMeIn, and originally got her start in tech working at Intuit. Haas spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss her career and what led her down this path.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | July 26, 2018
Stefanie Syman, the Vice President of Customer Experience and Communications at x.ai, has parlayed her writing and storytelling skills into a successful career in NYC tech. Syman shares her background and career story with Samantha Costanzo Carleton.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | July 25, 2018
Priya Sapra, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer at SHYFT Analytics, originally set out to be a doctor but later set her course to working in technology. Sapra spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and shares what lead her down this path. She also offers sound advice for those who might struggle to leave their comfort zone.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | July 18, 2018
When the Yard Ventures' Erin Kutner McCafferty thinks about where she wants her career to go, she doesn’t think of a particular company or role; she thinks about stimulating experiences. McCafferty sat down with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss and share her career.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | July 11, 2018
Dana Córdova is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Janeiro Digital, but before she was involved in digital marketing, she worked for a prestigious art magazine. Samantha Costanzo interviewed Córdova to discuss her career.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | June 27, 2018
Alo Mukerji's long-running career in Boston tech has had one consistent theme: product. Mukerji shares her story with our newest contributor, Samantha Carleton, and what led her to become the Chief Operating Officer at coUrbanize.
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By: Brianne Shelley | June 20, 2018
Karen Hutchinson became involved with Boston tech in the late-90s, and is now part of Agero. In our newest Lead(H)er, Hutchinson discusses her career and the advice she shares what she thinks her greatest career accomplishment is.
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By: Brianne Shelley | June 13, 2018
Elisabeth Carpenter went from working in TV to Boston tech, where she's worked at Brightcove, EverTrue, and is now as the Chief Operating Officer at Circle. Carpenter shares the story behind her career and offers some sound advice to all the recent graduates.
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By: Brianne Shelley | May 30, 2018
Teodora Stoian's career has some interesting twists and turns before joining the high tech industry. Today, she is a Business Unit Manager at Amazon's Alexa team in Cambridge.
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By: Brianne Shelley | May 9, 2018
Throughout her career, Estelle Mense has worked with various companies related to finances, before becoming the VP of Marketing at BlueSnap. Brianne Shelley spoke with Estelle to discuss what led her down this path.
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By: Brianne Shelley | May 2, 2018
Alana Aubin originally wanted to pursue a career in mathematics, but received a job recommendation from a professor and ended up working at EverQuote as the Vice President of Life Business Unit. Brianne Shelley sat down with Aubin to discuss what led her down this path in the latest Lead(H)er entry.
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By: Brianne Shelley | April 11, 2018
Kate Shamsuddin initially wanted to study medicine, but then shifted her career path. Brianne Shelley sat down with Shamsuddin to discuss her time spent at other medical companies and what led her to Definitive Healthcare.
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By: Brianne Shelley | March 28, 2018
Eliza Becton became an entrepreneur with a mission to help improve the environment. Becton shares her story with Brianne Shelley on how she came up with the idea for Bevi and the company's recent growth since Techstars Boston.
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By: Brianne Shelley | March 21, 2018
Andrea Valente, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at ERT, started her career in sales and never thought she would end up where she is today. Brianne Shelly sat down with Valente to discuss her career in the Boston tech scene.
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By: Brianne Shelley | February 28, 2018
Katie Bickford, Vice President of Sales and Customer Success at Starry, is a well-traveled person, going all over the globe partaking in all kinds of activities. She also shares her long-running career in Boston tech with Brianne Shelley including discussing her time at Startup Institute and EnerNOC.
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By: Brianne Shelley | February 21, 2018
Sandy Kreis is the Director of Labs, North America: Lab of Forward Thinking (LOFT) at John Hancock/Manulife and has had a varied career in both tech and non-tech fields. Kries shares her story with Brianne Shelley and details what lead her down this path.
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By: Brianne Shelley | February 7, 2018
Colleen Miller, Senior Director of Product and UX at Toast, started her career in tech when eCommerce was first starting out. Miller sat down with Brianne Shelley to discuss her career in the Boston tech scene.
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By: Brianne Shelley | January 31, 2018
Interactions Senior VP of Marketing Jane Price is profiled in our Lead(H)er series. Brianne Shelley interviewed Price and learned more about her career path and how moving to Boston started her long-running career in tech.
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By: Brianne Shelley | January 17, 2018
TVision Insights' Head of Product Sara Radkiewicz has spent most of her career working for various tech startups in the Boston area, and shared her story with Brianne Shelley. In this week's Lead(H)er, Radkiewicz details how she got into the tech indutry and gives some sound advice for college grades.
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By: Brianne Shelley | January 10, 2018
Michelle Burtchell is the VP of Marketing at Buildium in Boston. Brianne Shelley spoke with Burtchell about her career and how she ended up leading the marketing function at high growth software companies.
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By: Brianne Shelley | January 3, 2018
meQuilibrium's Co-Founder and CEO Jan Bruce has had an extensive background in media and sales and marketing and has channeled that into her company meQuilibrium. Brianne Shelley interviewed Bruce about her career and how her understanding of the health and fitness fields helped provide the company an edge in their market.
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By: Brianne Shelley | December 13, 2017
WordStream's SVP of Customer Success Kristen Yerardi spent most of her career in tech coding and programming, but then later focused on information architecture at Molecular before moving onto WordStream. Brianne Shelley spoke with Yerardi about her career, where she also shares advice for upcoming college graduates.
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By: Brianne Shelley | November 29, 2017
Rachel Bates is the VP of Sales at Workable who had a chance to share her story, and career highlights, with Brianne Shelley. Bates spoke about her time in the UK and she initially didn't want to pursue a career in sales. She also shared how she became introduced to the Boston tech scene.
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By: Brianne Shelley | November 15, 2017
Mary Ellen Sparrow is the CEO & Co-Founder at NextShift Robotics. Brianne Shelley interviewed Mahoney about her career and what led her down the path to being the Co-Founder of a robotics company.
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By: Brianne Shelley | November 8, 2017
Jennifer Hogan Mahoney is the Customer Success Manager at SmartBear. Brianne Shelley interviewed Mahoney about her career and got to learn about all the companies she has been a part of, including one in Canada.
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By: Brianne Shelley | October 25, 2017
Stephanie Shore is the Chief Marketing Officer at MOO in Boston, where she is focused on all things related to MOO's brand and the company's customer team. Brianne Shelley interviewed Shore to learn more about her professional history and her current role at MOO.
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By: Brianne Shelley | October 18, 2017
Carbonite’s Vice President and General Counsel, Danielle Sheer has always had a career in law and became introduced to the Boston tech scene through her network. Brianne Shelley interviewed Sheer about her time as being Carbonite's first in-house lawyer, as well as other parts of her career.
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By: Brianne Shelley | October 4, 2017
OrionCKB's VP of Marketing, Sandra Rand, thought she would end up having a career in public relations and living in New York City. However, in her Lead(H)er profile, Rand spoke with Brianne Shelley about what made her want to switch to digital marketing and what led to her career in the Boston tech scene.
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By: Brianne Shelley | September 27, 2017
Jeanne Hopkins has held marketing leadership roles at three major Boston tech companies, HubSpot, SmartBear, and now Ipswitch. However, she got her start working in a completely different industry: toys. Brianne Shelley connected with Hopkins to talk about her career and what led her to the tech industry.

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