The Information's WTF Summit for Women in Tech, Media & Finance
We are thrilled to announce our 2020 WTF Women's Summit in New York City on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. This is the signature eventconvening our community of women from the tech, media & finance industries. This event is a one-day summit for about 150 women andis a can't-miss event for anyone who wants to build connections between New York & Silicon Valley. By including a cross-section of executives & leaders from both coasts & across the tech, media & finance industries, this event & our membership community offer valuable networking opportunities.
We will interview industry leaders about the challenges & opportunities facing their respective sectors.Small lunch roundtable sessions provide an opportunity to meaningfully connect to other attendees. And we'll have a fantastic networking reception to wrap up the day & unpack the content together.
"A well-balanced blend of planned agenda with enough time to network with colleagues from a range of business sectors. I especially appreciated the candor of the speakers & the high level of interactivity throughout the day. The day was packed, extremely well organized & had my mind buzzing at the end of it!"
-Diane Tryneski, Executive VP of Technology & Chief Digital Officer, HBO
Early bird tickets are available for $600 & include access to an invitation-only cocktail reception in San Francisco on November 7th at Jessica Lessin's home. Ticket prices will increase to $800 on December 1, 2019.
The agenda is shaping up to be spectacular, as we are fortunate to highlight amazing female leaders from across the country & across industries, including:
*NEW* Maria Renz, VPof Global Delivery Experience at Amazon will share with us how she helped launch Amazon's free shipping policy, & led Amazon's retail categories like Beauty, Health, Music, & more.
*NEW* Jenna Lyons,the former president & executive creative director of J. Crew, will talk about starting a new business in the age of direct-to-consumer everything
Emily Weiss,the CEO & founder of Glossier, will join us to discuss the explosive growth of her business & its expansion.
Linda Yaccarino, head of ad sales for NBCUniversal, will discuss how advertising is evolving with the boom in streaming services
Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder & COO of content delivery network Cloudflare, will reflect on the company's 2019 IPO & what's next in enterprise software
Two of Washington D.C.'s most influential public affairs advisors-Heather Podesta & Juleanna Glover-will be joining us from Washington, D.C. to discuss the presidential election & the battle between Washington, D.C. & Silicon Valley.
Three amazing female editors-The 19th's Emily Ramshaw, Business Insider's Alyson Shontell & CNN's Mitra Kalita-will address the challenges & opportunities ahead for quality journalism.
Heidi Zak, the Co-CEO & Co-founder of ThirdLove, will walk us through the future of commerce & how & why she took on Victoria's Secret.
More to be announced!
"I loved The Information's WTF event. It was very informative. I liked the size. Overall the quaility of speakers & content was super. I learned a lot & walked away with several new contacts.
- Olivia Lyons, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities
Thank you to our Advisory Board:
Joanna Coles, Author & Broadcaster, Former Chief Content Officer, Hearst
Julia Hartz, Co-founder & CEO, Eventbrite
Martha Josephson, Partner, Egon Zehnder
Judy McGrath, Former Chairwoman, CEO of MTV Networks, Adviser to Group Nine Media
Tali Rapaport, Former VP Product, Lyft
Michal Katz, Former Co-Head of the Global Technology Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets
Kathy Savitt, Founder, Perch Partners
Alexa von Tobel, Founder, Inspired Capital Partners
Tickets are non-transferable. Space is limited & by invitation-only.
Please note, as an attendee you'll be included in the event's attendee list,as well as our subscriber list on our website.
By registering for this event, you acknowledge that your photo may be taken at the event. Photos after the event may be posted to The Information's social channels or on The Information's website.
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