Janice Fraser

Senior Vice President, Bionic
Janice Fraser

Talk

The Leadership Pipeline: Why women don’t advance into senior leadership and what to do about it

Wed 25 October 17
16:00 - 16:35

Even after 20 years in Silicon Valley, Janice Fraser was baffled by the hundreds of articles and studies that each try to explain why women don't advance into senior leadership at the same rate as men. Drawing upon dozens of these publications, Janice has mapped out the system, in simple boxes and arrows, showing clearly where the leaks are in the leadership pipeline for women, and how we can plug them. Her findings provide a powerful roadmap for men and women who want to do better for themselves and their colleagues. By courageously looking at how people really advance and what holds them back, we can each develop explicit strategies for managing our own careers and understanding how best to support others.

About Janice Fraser

Janice Fraser is a serial entrepreneur and a globally recognized expert on the management practices needed to support innovation at scale - we're thrilled she'll be joining us this year to share her expertise at Leading Design. Her clients have included the Obama White House, Proctor & Gamble, Lyft, and the Navy Seals Training Command. Janice currently serves as SVP at Bionic, where she installs entrepreneurship and venture capital as forms of growth management in Fortune 100 companies, which enables them to launch new billion-dollar businesses. Previously, Janice was Director of Innovation and Transformation at Pivotal. She has founded and served as CEO for several startups, including Luxr (acquired by Pivotal), an early Lean Startup firm, and Adaptive Path (acquired by Capital One), the world’s first User Experience firm. We can't wait to hear what Janice has to say and look forward to welcoming her to the Leading Design stage.

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