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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | November 7, 2018
Prior to becoming the CMO of Cybereason, Cindy Klein Roche worked at several prominent Boston tech companies in various high-level marketing roles. Roche spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carlet on to discuss her career and why she chose companies where being "first" was a goal.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | October 31, 2018

Berni Fisher began in tech in California, but soon transitioned to New England where she worked at TripAdvisor and is now head of product at M.Gemi...a position she didn't think she would end up at! Fisher spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to talk about her career.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | October 24, 2018

What does one do with a degree in comparative literature from an Ivy League school? Why, you work on Wall Street and then in startups. At least, that was Gillan Hawkes answer. Hawkes shares the story behind her career and how she ended up at 6 River Systems with Samantha Costanzo Carleton.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | October 10, 2018

There’s something about early-stage startups will always have Catch COO Kristen Tyrrell’s heart, as she's spent most of her career in Boston tech working for them. Tyrrell spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss her career and what led her down this path.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | October 3, 2018

When your career is one long learning experience, you become a person who embraces change and seeks it out each day. Shelia Anderson has done just that throughout her career, choosing to work in technology largely because of the constant exposure to change.

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By: Colin W. Barry | September 26, 2018

Many folks in the Boston tech scene have spent time in a particular industry that serves as a trend for their career. For Sarah Travers, CEO of Workbar, she has been involved with coworking spaces in some way, shape or form...even before the term was coined. Travers sat down with us to talk about her career and about Workbar's new direction for the future.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | September 20, 2018

Before Shivani York became the COO of InRhythm, she was working at The New York Times and at TIME Magazine. York spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to talk about her career. She also offers five pieces of advice for any and all recent college graduates.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | September 19, 2018

Wayfair Director of Engineering Lindsey Bleimes is responsible for everything related to Wayfair’s extensive catalog of products, from pricing and search functions to 3D modeling and development. She shares her career path and what led her to Wayfair.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | September 12, 2018

A social entrepreneur before the term was even coined, BoardOnTrack Founder and CEO Marci Cornell-Feist has founded eight startups over the course of her post-college career. Cornell-Feist spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to talk about her career.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | September 6, 2018

Stephanie Manning is the Director of Platform at Lerer Hippeau,  an early-stage venture capital fund in New York City. Manning sat down with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss her career—and much more.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | August 30, 2018

Cara Reisman is the head of Betterment for Advisors, a digital-first wealth management platform. Reisman sat down to speak with Samantha Costanzo Carleton about the platform company—as well as her career.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | August 23, 2018

Laila Zemrani co-founded Fitnescity in order to empower people to learn more about their health. Zemrani sat down to speak with Samantha Costanzo Carleton about her career, as well as how Fitnescity came to be.

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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | August 15, 2018

Anne Beckett joined Hopjump as President and COO with the intent of growing the travel-startup but also bring her own startup experience to the company. Beckett sat down to speak with Samantha Costanzo Carleton about her career and how her time at Cogo Labs lead her down this startup path.

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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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