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With Daniel Chait (Founder/CEO, Greenhouse), Neil Capel (Founder, Sailthru), Nam Nguyen (GM, Giphy).
Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 06:30 PM   $20
Alley Chelsea, 119 W 24th St

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I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring & developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies. - Lawrence Bossidy, Former CEO of AlliedSignal, COO of General Electric
Based on the hundreds of conversations we've had with founders, we've found that building a strong team is, at once, both the most challenging aspect of growing a company & the most important job of a founder. It requires thoughtful planning & vision about what your company will need in the next few years, & the kind of culture you want to start building from day 1
And as you grow your company from 3 employees, to 10, to 30, to 100+, how does your hiring strategy change? What about your culture? And how do you manage & lead your growing team?
Join us as we discuss hiring, culture, & leadership topics for entrepreneurs:

Hiring your first 10 employees

Hiring & recruiting strategies

Defining your company culture

Creating a diverse & inclusive workforce

Managing a team through the inherent ups, downs, & changes of any startup

Building & managing startup teams

Developing leadership skills as a founder/manager

Succeeding in the long term as a leader

And much more!

About the panelists

Daniel Chait is CEO & Co-founder of Greenhouse, which designs tools that help create & navigate the new world of work. Daniel has been a technology entrepreneur in New York for over 20 years. Before Greenhouse, he co-founded Lab49, a global firm providing technology consulting solutions for the world's leading investment banks. Daniel is a proud graduate of the Computer Engineering program at University of Michigan (#GoBlue!).

Neil Capel is the Founder & Chairman of Sailthru. Neil's successful track record of working on large-scale, high-demand web systems led him to develop Sailthru's high transaction customer data set enabling brands to provide a unique experience to each & every customer. Starting by personalizing the web in conjunction with email in 2008 & growing the company to the enterprise offering it is today with 40MM+ in revenue. Prior to founding Sailthru, Neil was the Chief Technology Officer for MusicNation, an AlleyCorp company, ASmallWorld, & Money-Media (acquired by The Financial Times). Today, Neil is also an adviser to several startups, including, & is a Venture Partner at Bowery Capital, a seed stage venture fund focused on transformational upgrades to enterprise technologies.

Nam Nguyen, General Manager at GIPHY. Nam is the General Manager at GIPHY, the world's largest library of animated GIFs. He's also an advisor at #BUILTBYGIRLS, & a mentor at Rough Draft Ventures. Prior to GIPHY, Nam was the Head of Business Development & Strategy at Aviary.

6:30 - 6:50: Drinks & Networking6:50 - 7:50: Panel7:50 - 8:15: Audience Q&A8:15 - 9:00: More Drinks & Networking

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Thanks to Alley powered by Verizon for hosting our event. Alley powered by Verizon locations are developed by Verizon, the world's leading technology company, in collaboration with Alley, a membership-only community workspace for creators. Each location is a curated community powered by the emerging technologies & thought-leadership of Verizon.
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