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Wednesday, May 30 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarah Lacy: Detoxing the bro economy

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It isn’t your imagination and it isn’t just the media harping on it: Tech has become more toxic, more unethical, and more unapologetic of these things in the unicorn, bro era. In this keynote, renowned sunlight and shade-thrower Sarah Lacy will explain three major cultural headwinds that created this toxic stew, and three ways we can make sure the next generation of startups can do way better, without sacrificing returns.
Lacy is an award winning investigative journalist and a serial entrepreneur. She is the founder of Pando.com, a site that became known for exposing dangers of the bro economy years before it became a mainstream media story. Her new company, Chairman Mom, is a subscription-based platform with the goal of making working motherhood a badass aspirational brand.

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Sarah Lacy

Founder, Editor-in-Chief and CEO, PandoMedia
Sarah Lacy is a journalist and serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. She has been covering technology news and entrepreneurship for over fifteen years, with stints at BusinessWeek and TechCrunch before founding the investigative tech news site Pando.com while on maternity leave in... Read More →

Wednesday May 30, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Stage A @Lot42 41 Ardelt Place, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada