Rapid success startups like Google, Amazon, Uber, and Facebook, known as Exponential Organizations (ExO), have grown faster, bigger, and cheaper than their competition. Dive into the exploration of these companies’ organizational structures to discover what allows them to achieve massive impact with a small footprint. Join ExO advisor Julie Lyle, Founder and CEO of Zytara Inc, to learn the characteristics of Exponential Organizations and how board members can utilize them to successfully execute their own transformation. This discussion will be based on Julie’s work with the ExO Team at Singularity University led by Salim Ismail. Discover what factors determine if companies have the essential internal and external operational capacity to grow exponentially and defend against external disruption.
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.
Thu, May 27 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)
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