The startup world is cyclical. Ambitious expansions driven by the promise of disruptive tech and new markets give way to contractions as reality sets in, and the inertia of the real world pushes back. From the dot-com crash, to the 2008 housing crisis, liquidity changes and carnage ensues. But through it all, well-built, properly governed companies that deliver real value can flourish.
Shellye Archambeau is a world-renowned director and advisor whose book Unapologetically Ambitious was Fortune Magazine’s 2020 Business Book of the Year. Throughout her career, Shellye has broken down barriers in some of the most highly charged cities and industries in the world. She’ll walk us through the strategies she’s used in her own life, and as trusted counsel to other founders, to survive and thrive throughout the rollercoaster of tech entrepreneurship.