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Bay Area Ventures: March 11, 2019

Hosts Sam Brasch, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Christine Heckart (CEO, Scalyr) and Kim Wilford (General Counsel, GoFundMe) on the Monday, March 11, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.

Air Date: Monday, March 11, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Kim Wilford

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Kim Wilford

Christine Heckart

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Christine Heckart

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Christine Heckart

CEO, Scalyr

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Christine Heckart, Chief Executive Officer of Scalyr, is a veteran of the technology industry having worked for iconic companies including Microsoft, Juniper Networks, Cisco and NetApp. She has led business strategy for multibillion dollar businesses in critical roles including COO, GM, president, and CMO, and has experience across software, SaaS, hardware, and service business models. A member of the board of directors at Lam Research and 6sense, Heckart was named as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council and a 2016 Woman of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal. Heckart graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

 

Twitter- @c_heckart
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Kim Wilford

General Counsel, GoFundMe

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Kim Wilford joined GoFundMe to lead the legal function and help advance corporate initiatives that enable and improve all aspects of the world’s largest social fundraising platform. With almost 20 years of experience helping start-up to publicly-traded company leaders drive innovation and growth, she is a business-minded problem solver with significant experience in commercial transactions, mergers & acquisitions, regulatory compliance, data privacy, and charitable giving. Most recently, Kim was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of WageWorks, Inc. where she helped build and take public the venture-backed consumer directed benefits business. She has a B.A. in Political Science, with an International Relations Concentration, from U.C. Santa Barbara and a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.

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