Women's Business Leadership in Tech Conference

Leading Through Uncertainty, Growth from All Outcomes

Sponsored by Vista Equity Partners and Robert F. Smith ’94 


8:00–8:40 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:45–9:40 a.m.

Welcome and Vista Equity Partners Panel

Opening Remarks: Costis Maglaras, Dean and David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Business


Adopting a Diverse Workforce During Uncertain Times

Moderator: Robert Smith ’94, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Vista Equity Partners

Speaker: Rachel Arnold, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Endeavor Fund, Vista Equity Partners

Speaker: Christina Kosmowski, Chief Executive Officer, LogicMonitor

Speaker: Lisa Utzschneider, Chief Executive Officer, Integral Ad Science


9:50–10:35 a.m.

Fireside Chat

Introduction by Christine Alemany ’04, Chief Marketing Officer, i2c

With Miklos Sarvary, Carson Family Professor of Business, Marketing and Agnes Chu ’08, President, Conde Nast Entertainment


10:45–11:40 a.m.

Alumni Panel: Investing in Uncertain and Volatile Times


Moderator: Meghan Cross ’15, Partner, Amplifyher Ventures

Speaker: Rob Delman ’98, Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Speaker: Inger Dewey-Golob ’95, Co-Owner and Founder PhotoBall, Angel and Venture Investor

Speaker: Laya Khadjavi ’88, Global Head of Business Development and Client Relations, Menai Financial Group


11:50–12:45 p.m.

Alumni Panel: How Every Industry is Utilizing and Adapting to New Technology


Moderator: Alison Lindland ’08, Chief Marketing Officer, Movable Ink

Speaker: Alexandra Tibbetts ’99, Group Product Marketing Manager, YouTube Learning

Speaker: Dana Weeks ’03, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, MedTrans Go

Speaker: Andrea Zaretsky ’01, Chief Marketing Officer, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management


12:45–1:45 p.m. 

Networking Lunch

Sponsored in partnership with Columbia Business School's Women's Circle.


1:15 p.m. 

Student Tours