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May 10, 2018, 6:00 pm, Austin Hall Room 222
Leadership Academy Pillar: PROFESSIONAL
The Launch-U Speaker Series is open to students of all majors who have a desire to explore and pursue entrepreneurship. Launch-U is co-sponsored by InnovationX, the Entrepreneurship Student Club, and the College of Engineering. Visit http://entrepreneurship.oregonstate.edu/ for more details and resources to help you move your ideas forward.
About our featured guest speaker:
Diane serves as a Partner with Voyager and focuses on software and digital media investments in the Pacific Northwest, particularly Oregon. With over 30 years of technology company experience in leading marketing, strategy and business development, Diane works with startups in the enterprise software, Internet/mobile/social, and security software industries throughout the West Coast. Diane was previously Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Sanctum, a VC-backed startup providing Web application security software (acquired by Watchfire) and Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for the database company Informix Software (acquired by IBM), both based in Silicon Valley. Prior to her move to Silicon Valley, Diane was Vice President of Marketing for Tektronix (acquired by Danaher) in their Video and Networking Division and a marketing executive with Sequent Computer (acquired by IBM), both based in Oregon. She previously spent 16 years in sales and marketing roles at Digital Equipment Corporation in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Diane is on the boards of Act-On Software, Stackery, TiE Oregon, University of Oregon Seed Fund Advisory Board, the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator, and Providence Child Center. She is also a board observer of Chirpify, Lytics, SheerID, and Vidder, and She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University in Biomedical Engineering, and received an Executive MBA from Insead in Fountainebleau, France. Diane lives in Portland, Oregon.
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(All OSU engineering students in good academic standing are eligible to apply)