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.

“The Rise of the Female Entrepreneur” program at The Montgomery Summit is scheduled for Thursday, March 5th, 2020.

This program, 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.

2019 Program

Fairmont Miramar | Starlight Ballroom

Time Topic PARTICIPANTS
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
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Moderated by
Niloo Howe, Technology Investor & Executive
4:30pm Fireside Chat: Changing the Way America Eats Katlin Smith, Founder & CEO, Simple Mills
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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
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Moderated by
Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
5:30pm Keynote Fireside Chat: Wag! Hilary Schneider, CEO, Wag!
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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