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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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