Practical tips for ambitious leaders

  • Dismantle impostor syndrome
  • Plan long-range, take risks and own your choices
  • Build your network and establish your reputation

Join us for empowering wisdom from Shellye Archambeau, one of Silicon Valley's first African American CEOs. Shellye will share her own compelling story and reveal what she’s learned about succeeding in business and in life.

Ambition alone is not enough. Shellye will share her practical approach with concrete steps to identify what you want, make a plan and work strategically to realise your goals. At this event, you’ll learn how to dismantle impostor syndrome, take the right risks, build your network and become a more effective leader.

This will be a great guide to help you seize opportunities, overcome challenges and achieve your most ambitious aspirations. Give yourself permission to strive for the top.

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Shellye Archambeau

Shellye Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high performance teams, and organizations. She currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. Shellye has over 30 years of experience in technology and is the former CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based, governance, risk, and compliance software company which grew from a fledgling startup into a global market leader during her tenure. She was named the second most influential African American in IT by Business Insider and was ranked one of the “100 Most Influential Business Leaders in America” by Newsmax. Shellye is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms.