The Top 50 Women in Revenue That You Should Know
Brandon Redlinger of Engagio takes the opportunity to recognize some of the smartest, most progressive, and hardest-working women in revenue roles, from sales and marketing to CEOs and founders.
Why should you know them? These are women who don’t manage, they lead. They don’t preach, they execute. They don’t watch, they act. They are today’s leaders, and we can learn a lot from them.
Here is the list of 50+ powerful women in revenue along with some meaningful quotes and words of inspiration.
From the Investors
Medha Agarwal of Redpoint Ventures expands on the four key characteristics that she believes distinguishes winners who are successfully leveraging Machine Learning in “Opportunities for Machine-Learning Startups: An Investor Perspective”
David Frankel of Founder Collective details why today’s tech themes are poor predictors of tomorrow’s hot startups in “How to Pitch “Weird” Startups”
Baiyin Zhou of Ascent Venture Partners sheds light on and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the seemingly “black box” that is hiring in the VC world in “Getting in the Game: An Insider’s Guide to Breaking into the Venture Capital World”
Tim Devane of NextView Ventures highlights the sections of their memo that is the culmination of a positive diligence process and decision to invest from NextView in “The Investment Memo”
Alex Clayton of Spark Capital summarizes the market opportunity, investors, financials and metrics for Okta in “Okta IPO | S-1 Breakdown”
From the Operators
Tim Trefren, co-founder of Mixpanel thinks ‘golden handcuffs’ are B.S. Stock options should improve the quality of life for employees, not limit them. Mixpanel, the 235-person analytics startup, reveals exactly how and why it revamped its equity program, including the open-source deck they shared with investors to navigate this complicated process in “Why (and how) Mixpanel Revamped Its Employee Equity”
Kim Scott of Candor describes the mindset and framework it takes to really build a kick-ass team, starting with deciphering the distinct attributes and incentives of high-performers in “Warning: This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Talent Planning”
Ben Erez of Breathe shares his experience with therapy in childhood and later as a founder, highlighting key realizations at each phase in Thoughts on Therapy
Sean Byrnes of Outlier offers his journey as a telltale story for founders to be prepared for the difficult and long road ahead; it is an emotional roller coaster in “$300m+ Acquisition Happened After Flurry Nearly Went Insolvent 3 Times” (podcast)
Steve Blank of Stanford University outlines how he changed his team norm from one of missed deadlines to one of high-performance accountability in “The No Excuses Culture”