Block out your calendars! Here are 5 new speakers coming to SaaStr Annual

We’re down to less than 70 days away from this year’s SaaStr Annual! A quick look at just a handful of the amazing new speakers added to the lineup.

Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO & Co-Founder

Sallie Krawcheck“Invest like a woman because money is power” Sallie Krawcheck has led Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, and Citi Private as CEO. This financial veteran went on to found digital investing platform, Ellevest in 2014. Ellevest uses an algorithm specifically tailored to women’s incomes and life cycles to help achieve their financial goals.






Nina Achadjian, Index Ventures Principle

Nina AchadjianNina Achadjian focuses on Index Ventures venture and growth investments in the enterprise space. Nina started her career as a high yield bond trader at Citi and was also the FP&A lead for Google’s AdSense team. Find out why she thinks the barriers of entry to reach SMBs have come down significantly.






Ara Mahdessian, ServiceTitan CEO

Ara MahdessianServiceTitan just secured a $165M series D funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from Dragoneer and T.Rowe Price. This is the largest software raise in Southern California history. Not just that but the company is on track to double its revenue for 2018, their fifth year in a row to reach this goal.

ServiceTitan’s software helps home services companies – like those that provide plumbing, air conditioning, or electrical service – better operate and grow their businesses.





Pat Poels, Eventbrite SVP

Pat Poels“More than 95% of creators who used our platform in 2017 signed themselves up for Eventbrite. In 2017, we derived 54% of our net revenue from these creators. ” -Eventbrite’s SEC filing, 2017.

Eventbrite is an event management and ticketing website that spans over 180 countries. The company went public in September of this year under the ticker $EB. Hear from the SVP of platform helping the software engineering team to build the product.





Jessica Lin, Work-Bench Co-Founder & General Partner

Jessica Lin“Our mantra is that amazing things happen at the intersection of suits and hoodies.” Jessica Lin is co-founder and partner at Work-Bench, a NYC based enterprise VC fund where her investments focus on future of work and teams.


We’re adding more every week, so check back soon!  It’s not too late to grab some tickets 🙂


Published on November 30, 2018

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