The Rise of the Female Entrepreneur

The Montgomery Summit Female Founders program focuses on highlighting the rising role of female entrepreneurs and investors in technology.

A core element of The Montgomery Summit, “The Rise of the Female Entrepreneur” program is scheduled for Thursday, March 5th.

This program, now in its 6th year, highlights the insights and accomplishments of successful female entrepreneurs, investors, and executives. The 2019 agenda was headlined with keynotes from Hilary Schneider (Wag!) and Katlin Smith (Simple Mills), as well as a panel on Building a Successful Company. In addition to the all Summit attendees, The Montgomery Summit hosted 250 female guests on an invitation-only basis.

2019 Program

Fairmont Miramar | Starlight Ballroom

4:00pm Welcoming Comments and Introductions Meredith Finn, Partner, March Capital Partners
4:05pm Panel: Building a Successful Technology Company Deb Kilpatrick, CEO, Evidation Health
Sarah Nahm, Founder & CEO, Lever
Liz Maida, Co-Founder & CEO, Uplevel
Moderated by
Niloo Howe, Technology Investor & Executive
4:30pm Fireside Chat: Changing the Way America Eats Katlin Smith, Founder & CEO, Simple Mills
Moderated by
Kerry Dolan, Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes
4:55pm Panel: Building a Consumer Brand Jennifer Yen, Creator/CEO, Purlisse | YENSA beauty
Jill Layfield, Co-Founder & CEO, Tamara Mellon
Trina Spear, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, FIGS
Moderated by
Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
5:30pm Keynote Fireside Chat: Wag! Hilary Schneider, CEO, Wag!
Moderated by
Kate Mitchell, Co-Founder & Partner, Scale Venture Partners
5:55pm Closing Remarks Niloo Howe, Technology Executive, Entrepreneur, & Investor
Kate Mitchell, Co-Founder & Partner, Scale Venture Partners
Meredith Finn, Partner, March Capital Partners
6:00pm-9:00pm Reception to Follow at The Bungalow

2019 Program Sponsors

Rise of the Female Entrepreneur Programs from Previous Summits