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About this event

Who it's for:

Board Directors, Senior Executives, Rising Executives

What you'll learn:

Nora has served on dozens of public, private, advisory and non-profit boards. She is currently serving on four public boards including NortonLifelock and AMD. She'll be talking about how to prepare for and nail a board interview. Do you know what to expect from your 2nd and 3rd rounds of board interviews? Nora will share the secrets.


Nora Denzel Member of the Board of Directors

Nora became a fulltime independent board director after retiring in 2012 as a key C-Suite Executive at Intuit (TurboTax ©, Mint © and QuickBooks ©). Her
last position at Intuit was the Senior Vice President of Big Data.
Prior, she held technical executive roles at HP Enterprise as the SVP and
General Manager of three divisions (all with over $1B P&L): Enterprise
Storage, Enterprise Software, and HPE Consulting. She also was a senior
executive at Legato Systems, Inc (now part of DellEMC). She began her
career as an IBM software engineer progressing to become an executive in
the computer storage division.

For over 10 years she served on the board of, a non-profit
dedicated to increasing the number of women in technology. Currently she is
on the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). She
holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the State University of
New York and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara


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.

Key Details

Nailing Board Interviews

Wed, Dec 14 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)

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