Schedule

8:45–9:40 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Costis Maglaras, Dean and David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Business

Rising to the Top in Tech: Investing in Diverse Leaders

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

Speakers: Rachel Arnold, Senior Managing Director, Private Equity, Endeavor, Vista Equity Partners
Rani Johnson, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, TIBCO
Lisa Utzschneider, CEO, Integral Ad Science

9:50–10:45 a.m.

Faculty Session

Presenter: Valerie Purdie-Greenaway, Associate Professor of Psychology & Special Advisor to the Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences

10:55–11:50 a.m.

Panel Discussion with Columbia Business School Alumnae Tech Founders

Moderator: Kristina Perkin Davison ’94, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, iEurope Capital

Speakers: Kelly Ifill ’17, Founder and CEO, Guava
Claire Kao ’20, COO and Managing Partner, GoFullPage
Laura Kornhauser ’17, CEO and Co-Founder, Stratyfy

12:00–12:45 p.m.

Fireside Chat

Participants: Sheena Iyengar, S. T. Lee Professor of Business
Sham Mustafa ’14, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Correlation One

12:45–1:15 p.m.

Student Grab and Go Lunch

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



The event will be livestreamed from Cooperman Commons in Manhattanville, with a limited number of seats available for students to attend in person. Session recordings will be shared post-event with registrants.