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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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By: Brianne Shelley | September 20, 2017

Alison Elworthy has been a part of HubSpot for a little under a decade and has held various roles at the company. For this week's Lead(H)er profile, Brianne Shelley details Elworthy's experiences working in the Boston tech scene. Elworthy even provides some advice for recent graduates.

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By: Brianne Shelley | September 13, 2017

Emmy Linder began her career not with a startup, but in the Israeli Defense Forces. Linder shared her story with Brianne Shelley in our Lead(H)er series and spoke about her time in the military and how she became involved in Boston tech.

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By: Brianne Shelley | August 16, 2017

Laura Bronner, the Head of Branding at EF Education First became interested in becoming an entrepreneur after attending a panel. Brianne Shelley interviewed Bronner about her career, including her other entrepreneurial pursuits and how she ended up working at EF Education First.

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By: Brianne Shelley | August 9, 2017

Christina Dorobek is the Chief Sales Officer at LevelUp and has a background that, on the surface, looks completely different than what she is doing now. Brianne Shelley had a chance to interview Dorobek about her career and how she ended up working for LevelUp.

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By: Brianne Shelley | July 26, 2017

Margaret McKenna is the Co-Founder and CTO of Pepperlane, who previously had a different career prior to going into tech. McKenna shared her story with Brianne Shelley about her career as a writer and how she became involved in the Boston tech scene through her love of coding and programming.

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By: Brianne Shelley | July 19, 2017

Geeta Sachdev is the CMO of Turbonomic. In her Lead(H)er profile, Sachdev shares the details of her long-running tech career, which includes working within the Austin, Texas tech scene before joining the Boston tech scene.

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By: Brianne Shelley | June 28, 2017

Sonciary Honnoll is the VP of Brands and Co-Founder at Promoboxx. Her career has focused on helping entrepreneurs market their businesses. Here's her story.

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By: Brianne Shelley | June 21, 2017

Sampriti Bhattacharyya is the founder of Hydroswarm, an underwater drone intelligence company. Brie Shelley shares her story on how she founded Hydroswarm and how she appeared in Forbes' 30 Under 30.

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By: Brianne Shelley | June 13, 2017

Vanessa Kafka, VP of Product Management at KAYAK, has earned a leadership role at one of the world's leading online travel companies without a traditional product management background. Here's her story.

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By: Brianne Shelley | May 17, 2017

Gina Ashe is a serial entrepreneur & CEO. Her latest company is ThirdChannel, a rapidly growing technology company powering smart retail for some of the world's top brands. Here's her story.

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By: Brianne Shelley | May 10, 2017

Holly Chessman has always had a passion for writing and has managed to turn it into several careers in the tech world. Today, she works as the VP of Marketing at Glance Networks. Brianne Shelley tells Chessman’s story, which includes living abroad in the United States and internationally.

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By: Keith Cline | May 9, 2017

As the founder and CEO of Insurify, Snejina Zacharia has built a career around building successful businesses where people have either failed or even dared to try. Here's her story.

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By: Brianne Shelley | May 2, 2017

Mira Wilczek is the CEO of Cogo Labs, one of the leading startup accelerators in Boston. In the latest edition of the Lead(H)er series, Brianne Shelley spoke with Wilczek and learned how she first got into the tech world, including working as an "ethical hacker" for IBM.

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