Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM, PDT
The Alpha Network is bringing together a select group of Founders, CEOs, and thought leaders across the community to join a virtual panel on How to Run an Effective Board Meeting. This discussion will be moderated by Maynard Webb, Founder of Webb Investment Network.
Maynard Webb is a 40-year veteran of the technology industry. An active leader in the technology and business community, Maynard serves as a board member, investor, philanthropist and mentor to young entrepreneurs.
As the founder of the Webb Investment Network (WIN), a seed investment firm dedicated to nurturing entrepreneurs, Maynard brings his experience developing and leading high-growth companies.Maynard currently serves on the boards of Salesforce and Visa. Previously, Maynard served as Chairman of the Board of Yahoo!, CEO of LiveOps, COO of eBay, and held executive roles at Gateway, Bay Networks, and Quantum.
Maynard has also served on several public and private boards including Yahoo!, Gartner, Niku, Extensity, Hyperion, Peribit (acquired by Juniper Networks), Baynote, and AdMob (acquired by Google) where he was also one of the first investors.
Maynard is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship. His second book, Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business, was released by St. Martin’s Press on September 11, 2018.
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