KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Juliet de Baubigny

Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Juliet de Baubigny joined KPCB in 2001 as one of Silicon Valley’s first venture capital partners focused on helping entrepreneurs recruit the best talent and build iconic companies.

Throughout her career, Juliet has contributed to building high-performance management teams at companies including Google, Amazon, DocuSign, Bloom Energy, Shazam, Chegg and One Kings Lane. At KPCB, Juliet has led the development of several key initiatives including Kleiner Perkins Women Leaders (KPWL), an initiative aimed at mentoring and developing the next generation of female entrepreneurs, and the KPCB Fellows Program, a program that brings the most talented engineering, design, and product management students into KPCB portfolio companies. Juliet is a frequent contributor to Fortune as a Fortune Most Powerful Women Insider. She also appears often on Bloomberg TV, where she is an expert on Silicon Valley’s “War for Talent” as well as on millennials in the workplace, women in technology, and developing cultures of innovation.

Laura Tyson

Professor of the Graduate School and Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Laura D. Tyson is a Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School and Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at the Berkeley Haas School of Business. She chairs the Blum Center for Developing Economies Board of Trustees. From 2002-2006, she served as Dean of London Business School and from 1998-2001 she served as Dean of the Berkeley-Haas. Tyson was a member of the US Department of State Foreign Affairs Policy Board and a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. She served in the Clinton Administration as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (1993-1995) and as Director of the National Economic Council (1995 – 1996). She is a member of the Board of Directors of AT&T, CBRE Group Inc. and Silver Spring Networks. She is the co-author of Leave No One Behind, a report for the United Nation’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.

Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall

Senior Vice President-Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T

In her role as Senior Vice President – Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer, Cynthia (Cynt) Marshall is responsible for identifying and developing leaders, aligning employees with the company’s vision and priorities, overseeing major business unit HR support, and employee engagement. She also leads AT&T’s efforts to leverage its longstanding leadership in diversity and inclusion to drive sustained innovation and growth – as well as the company’s EEO and affirmative action policies.

Widely recognized for her visionary leadership, Cynt was named to Ebony magazine’s 2016 “Power 100” list. In 2015 she was selected as one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America” by Black Enterprise magazine – and in 2014, industry analysts and members of the press conferred on her the HR Executive of the Year - Best in Biz Award.
 

Cynt graduated from the University of California-Berkeley with degrees in business administration and human resources management. Additionally, she’s received honorary doctorates from Livingstone College and Bennett College for her many achievements and support of young people.

Josh Levs

United Nations Gender Champion, Former CNN and NPR journalist

Josh Levs is the leading global expert on fathers in the workplace, and author of All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses And How We Can Fix It Together.

The Financial Times has named Levs one of the top 10 male feminists. According to Forbes, Levs is getting corporations “to rethink an anti-dad culture.”   

Having launched legal action against one of the world’s largest corporations for fair parental leave, Levs shows that for women to “lean in” at work, men must have the opportunity to be “all in” at home. Josh explains why equal caregiving options are necessary for both men and women.