There are less than 30 days left until this year’s SaaStr Annual. Be sure to start stacking your agenda so you know what your schedule looks like and make the most of your time this year. Not sure what you’re most interested in? Here are a few speakers to keep your eyes peeled for…
Kathryn Petralia, Kabbage Co-Founder and President
“It’s important to understand which opportunities will drive the greatest value for the company and customers, make a choice and move forward. Indecision, when faced with tough choices, can paralyze the company.” Kathyrn Petralia is Co-Founder and COO of Kabbage, a company which provides financial services, including financing to small businesses, underwriting and risk management.
Brian Halligan, Hubspot CEO
“The last 9 years as CEO of HubSpot has been a pretty smooth ride, but we have hit some potholes along the way. Potholes are problems in the business. If found early, those potholes can be filled and we are on our merry way. If potholes are not tended to, they can get big and swallow your whole car or whole quarter.” Brian Halligan is co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. He has co-authored two books, “Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs” with Dharmesh Shah, and “Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Dead” with David Meerman Scott and Bill Walton.
Jennifer Lawrence, Duo Security VP Inside Sales America
Duo Security is an Ann Arbor, Michigan based cybersecurity startup. Duo Security was acquired by Cisco for $2.35B in August of 2018. The company’s customers include Etsy, K-Swiss, Toyota, Yelp and Facebook among others. Its customer base spans over 14,000 customers in over 100 countries.
Henrique Dubugras, Brex Co-Founder
“Growing up in Brazil, I always had a passion for coding. When I was about 12 years old I was a huge fan of a Korean video game called Ragnarok, but my parents didn’t want to pay for the premium version, so I had to start programming a new version myself. I made my own servers so my family didn’t have to pay for the original version — I even ended up figuring out how to monetize it!” Henrique Dubugras is the Co-Founder of Brex, a company that creates corporate cards for startups. The cards are on the Visa network and can be used in 200 countries with no foreign transaction fees.
Nicole Alvino, SocialChorus, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Nicole Alvino is SocialChorus’ Chief Strategy Officer and Co-founder. Prior to founding SocialChorus she was Founder and CEO of Dermalounge. She’s lived on four continents and traveled to seventy countries.SocialChorus is a platform that aims to modernize workforce communications with one place to plan, create, publish and measure employee communications.