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Every type of contract has its own language, and your understanding of them is critical as a board director and C-suite leader. Strategic business advisor and legal counsel Marianne Dwight will share the basic elements you need to know about contracts, including the offer, consideration, confidentiality expectations, jurisdiction, governing law, breaches, remedies, assignability, conflicts of interest, obligations, indemnification clauses, and more. Get contract-literate fast in this informative salon. https://www.linkedin.com/in/marianne-dwight/?trk=public_profile_browsemap_profile-result-card_result-card_full-click


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.


Marianne Scott Dwight Director of Institutional Investor Services

Marianne Dwight is a strategic, analytical advisor who bridges legal and investment experience to reduce risk and maximize returns for her clients. Marianne Dwight is a strategic, analytical advisor who bridges legal and investment experience to reduce risk and maximize returns for her clients.

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Building Your Company

Introducing Contract Basics

Tue, Mar 09 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)

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