Mike Cannon-Brookes is the Beyonce of tech events

- March 30, 2015 5 MIN READ

Do you remember that Beyonce Superbowl Halftime Show where she killed it so hard that she literally broke the power in the New Orleans Superdome, leaving tens of thousands of football fans in the dark for the 17 minutes following her kick-ass performance. That is the closest thing I have to compare Mike Cannon-Brookes’ panel presentation at Slattery IT’s Rewind/FastForward event this past Wednesday. Mike is the Beyonce of tech events.


Are you a startup vampire or a werewolf?

- June 13, 2014 4 MIN READ

The question I get asked the most, other than “Are you dancing?” is “How can I get a job in startup?” Many people ask me how I got started; they want my “foot-in-the-door” origin story. Unfortunately, there is no fairy tale, boy-meets-girl, tie-it-up-with-a-bow story behind it.


I’m in love with Dave Goldberg

- May 23, 2014 5 MIN READ

Mr. Goldberg, whom I immediately decided to call “Dave” in my head because that’s what I would call him if he was my husband, took us through his journey as an entrepreneur, his hiccups along the way and what the future held for Survey Monkey in Australia.