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Tech CEOs & Entrepreneurs... What are you worth? How do you get it?
Join us in this Special Edition of the flagship WFS Tech Conference for CEOs, founders, and investors of software and IT companies.
Panels composed by Women experts covering the most updated Tech M&A topics: investment, growth, strategy, buyouts, sales, and mergers. ONLINE!
Insights from: private equity, VC, angels, strategic and financial buyers, M&A advisors, and CEOs who’ve had a successful exit.
Growth & Exit Strategies:
Women Tech Leaders Virtual Conference
Mar 2, 2023
11:00 - 11:10 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Ana Victoria Conejo, Director | WFS
Gina Stanhope, Conference Chair and COO | Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor)
11:10 – 11:30 AM
M&A Market Update & 2023 Top 10 Disruptive Tech Trends
How trends drive strategic imperatives and lead to successful exits
Tim Goddard, Executive VP, Corp Strategies | Corum Group
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Investors Panel: What Women investors are looking for in funding strategies?
Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner | Fusion Fund
Amanda Cashin, Co-Founder, Global Head For Startups & Accelerator | Illumina
Ankita Vashistha, Founder & Managing Partner | StrongHer Ventures
Ute Mercker, Investment Director | IBB Ventures
Elaine Kunda, Founder & Managing Partner | Disruption Ventures
Sarah Young, Founder & Managing Partner | Sandpiper
Thandeka Xaba, Managing Director | Digital Africa Ventures
Moderator: Jaber Tannay, Senior Vice President | Corum Group
12:30 – 12:50 PM
Tech Valuation Metrics: What is your company worth & how do you get it?
Alden Mendoza, Vice President | Corum Group
12:50 – 13:10 PM
Go-To-Market Process & Short Break
13:10 – 14:10
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Cristina Wheless, Group Leader | Volaris Group
Amber Hilkene, Partner, Head of Investor Relations | AnaCap Financial Partners
Sharon Van Zeeland, VP Corporate Development | Rockwell Automation
Victoria Gardin, Corp Strategy Director | OneTrust
Cheryl Strom, Principal, Origination | The Riverside Company
Laetitia Pariente, Sr M&A Manager | SITA
Jyothsna Tremblay, VP Corporate Development | Paycor
KC Kanoff, Principal | Mainsail Partners
Moderator: Rob Griggs, President | Corum Group
14:10 – 14:20
Getting Your Team on Board
Rob Griggs, President | Corum Group
14:20 – 15:20
Sellers Panel: Her Story, Insider tips from Women CEOs who've successfully sold
Viridiana de la Garza, COO | Digital OnUs
Mary Wilson, Founder & President | Tibersoft
Heather Barnhouse, Partner | Dentons
Satu Lapinlampi, CEO | Hiottu Oy
Moderator: Kristin Fox, Founder | Fox Inspires LLC
15:20 - 15:30
Celebration After the Deal & Closing Remarks