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About this event

Leaders understand the importance of both performing today, while also maintaining an eye on the long term view. Identify, cultivating and developing future leaders is a core leadership responsibility. It cannot be delegated or assumed. Todays session will merge both the art and the science of building the bench based on years of experience, collaboration and due diligence. The goal is to provide you with concepts you can apply to your own efforts to build the bench for the future of your business.


Kristin Seaver Former Chief Retail and Delivery Officer & Executive Vice President

Kristin is an engineer, a senior business executive ,and transformative leader who thrives at the intersection of people, process and technology. She served 30 years at the United States Postal Service where she lead the Postal Service’s strategy to fully leverage technology, data and business insights to grow revenue, drive efficiency and enhance the customer experience. She held multiple executive Vice President positions spanning operations, technology and incident management leading a business unit of over 450,000 employees. Post public service, Kristin continues to support the mission of government through technology as Vice President Strategic Client Engagement at GDIT.

Kristin is self branded as engineer by training and leader by experience. She has a passion for identifying and developing future leaders. She has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s in business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute."


Coco Brown CEO

Coco is founder and CEO of Athena Alliance. Prior to her current roles, Coco served as President, COO, and Board Director of Taos, a market leader in IT Services serving hundreds of F1000 companies, including Apple, Cisco, ebay, Facebook, and Silicon Valley Bank. Coco brings rich experience across F1000 companies, start-ups, and nonprofits in the roles of CEO, COO, advisor, and Board member to Athena. She possesses a unique understanding of the breadth of challenges and opportunities of leadership. She empowers leaders to execute successfully, working with them to develop the relationship between a company’s strategy and its organizational design and environment. Coco’s expertise in developing and strengthening these important linkages makes her a powerful C-level advisor and Board member. In addition to serving on the Board of Taos from 2004 to 2014, Coco served as a Board Director for MentorNet during its rebranding, product transformation, and subsequent acquisition by Great Minds in STEM. Coco was on the finance committee supporting the Board of Directors of Samasource and established the Operating Committee for the Silicon Valley arm of Golden Seeds, a New York-based early-stage investment firm. She also currently serves as Chair of the Nominating Committee for the Anita Borg Technology Leadership Award, one of the most prestigious awards honoring women in technology.

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Building Up the Bench Strength in Your Organization

Tue, Nov 29 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)

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