theBoardlist success stories

theBoardlist is proud to have influenced over 85 private and public company board placements since 2016. Here are just some of our success stories.

  • “Marietta Marietta Davis Joins SharpSpring Board

    “On behalf of the entire leadership team at SharpSpring, I would like to welcome Marietta and Roy to our organization,” said company CEO, Rick Carlson. “Their appointments represent not just a significant enhancement to our board, but also an important step in SharpSpring’s continued evolution as a company. We were looking for directors who had proven track records in creating significant long-term shareholder value for their respective companies, and we’ve found just that in Marietta and Roy. We’re both excited and thankful to have such high-caliber and well-respected industry leaders involved in our strategic decision-making as SharpSpring expands its market share in the growing marketing automation space.”

  • “Belinda Belinda Johnson Joins PayPal Board

    “The board of directors and the entire PayPal team join me in welcoming Belinda to the board,” said Dan Schulman, president and chief executive officer, PayPal. “Belinda has an impressive track record of accomplishments, and is deeply experienced in high growth markets driven by innovation. She will be a great addition to our board and I look forward to her valuable contributions to PayPal.”

  • “Erin Erin Lantz Joins TrueCar Board

    “Erin and Wes are both recognized as strategic technology leaders with a broad range of experience,” said Chip Perry, president and chief executive officer of TrueCar. “We welcome their unique perspectives and leadership as we continue to transform our business.”

  • Julie Bornstein Julie Bornstein Joins Redfin Board

    Julie has experience at both technology companies and retailers with large field organizations, which fits perfectly with Redfin’s approach to real estate,” said Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman.

  • Lily Sarafan Lily Sarafan Joins Entefys Board

    Entefy Chairman and CEO, Alston Ghafourifar, said, "Not only does Lily set the bar for any entrepreneur, her multi-disciplinary expertise makes her an invaluable resource to any venture. Also, her support in empowering women everywhere makes us proud to have her with us as the newest member of Entefy's Board.

  • Amy Chang Amy Chang Joins Cisco Board

    Drawing on her years of experience as a McKinsey consultant, advisor to numerous tech start-ups, an executive at Google, and now CEO of Accompany, Amy will provide fresh insights to our technology and business priorities as we continue to transform our business at an accelerated pace," said Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers.

  • Fiona Das Fiona Das Joins HSNi Board

    "Fiona is an excellent addition to our Board," said Arthur Martinez, Chairman of the Board. "Today, the experience of shopping is as important as the products sold. We truly believe that the companies that know how to create experiences and harness technology while leveraging deep insights and analytics about what customers want will succeed in this new era of retail. Given these important market forces, Fiona's extensive depth of retail, digital and marketing experience make her a strong strategic asset to HSNi."

  • Betsy Rafael Betsy Rafael Joins Shutterfly Board

    “We were grateful to theBoardlist for introducing us to Betsy Rafael. While diversity is a priority to our leadership team, fielding qualified candidates was most important for our search. theBoardlist was a valuable resource that allowed us to reach beyond our traditional networks and find the perfect candidate who brings a new perspective to our Board,” said Michael Zeisser, Chairman, US Investments for Alibaba Group and Member of Shutterfly’s Board of Directors.

  • Deirdre Bigley Deirdre Bigley Joins Shutterstock Board

    "Deirdre brings with her a wealth of expertise and understanding related to marketing global technology businesses," said Jon Oringer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shutterstock. "Her insights in managing a variety of marketing and sales services and her profound knowledge of driving brand strategy in a B2B environment will prove valuable as we continue to grow and build the company."

  • Vasanthi Chandra Vasanthi Chandra Joins Analogy Board

    “Having led engineering, product, marketing, and P&L growth at startups and Fortune 100 companies, Vasanthi Chandra can help us take Ahalogy to the next level,” says Bob Gilbreath, CEO and cofounder of Ahalogy. “We wanted someone who could give us solid, independent advice as our company evolves and grows. With her track record in scaling startups and bringing innovative products to market, Vasanthi was a natural fit for this role.”

  • Michelle Wilson Michelle Wilson Joins Pinterest Board

    “Pinterest is a treasured brand that helps people around world discover and do the things they love,” Wilson said in a statement. “I’m passionate about working with companies with a global vision for improving people’s everyday lives, and look forward to working with Ben and team on this journey.”

  • Julie Herendeen Julie Herendeen Joins Hubspot Boards

    "Julie not only understands the voice of the customer and what it takes to build a delightful, low-touch product onboarding process, but she's also worked for companies we admire and would like to learn from," said said Brian Halligan, HubSpot Co-founder and CEO. "Myself and members of our board gelled with her from the get-go, and we think she brings the perfect mix of knowledge, experience, and West Coast approach to help HubSpot expand its brand effectively around the globe."

  • Jeanette Horan Jeanette Horan Joins West Corp Board

    ”West increased the size of its board to 10 members and officially elected Ms. Horan to the board on April 22. Now, 30% of West’s board members are women.”

  • Judy Estrin Judy Estrin Joins Medium Board

    “Since her early days at Stanford, developing the building blocks of the Internet, Judy has been at the forefront of technology and business. We’re thrilled that she is bringing her intellect and vision to our board.” — Ev Williams, Medium CEO

  • Kim Scott Kim Scott Joins Qualtrics Board

    “As Qualtrics continues in hypergrowth, it is essential that we stay scrappy and scale effectively,” said Ryan Smith, CEO and co-founder of Qualtrics. “Kim has been part of two of the best growth stories anyone’s ever seen. Her experience operating and scaling a business will be invaluable to us.”

  • Christy Wyatt Christy Wyatt Joins Centrify Board

    “Brian and Christy are seasoned industry veterans with deep security expertise who bring a wealth of experience leading high-growth technology companies to the Centrify team,” said Tom Kemp, CEO of Centrify. “I’m looking forward to working alongside both talented individuals to lead Centrify into the future and continue providing tremendous value to our customers and constituents.”

  • Gail Goodman Gail Goodman Joins MINDBODY Board

    "Gail led Constant Contact from a pre-revenue startup to a more than $1 billion market cap public company, while revolutionizing the way small businesses connect to and build relationships with their customers," said MINDBODY's CEO and Co-founder, Rick Stollmeyer. "Constant Contact was among our first API partners, and today thousands of our subscribers leverage their integrated technology to grow their businesses. Gail's unique insights and wealth of experience constitute an invaluable addition to our Board. We look forward to working closely with her."

  • Heather Fernandez & Shona Brown Heather Fernandez and Shona Brown Join Atlassian Board

    "The experience Heather and Shona bring across organizational strategy, marketing, culture, politics and philanthropy will be a great asset as we continue to scale," said Scott Farquhar, co-CEO and co-founder of Atlassian. "Culture is the heart and soul of Atlassian and Shona's history of advising on organizational structure and culture as Google grew from 1,000 to 30,000 employees during her tenure will be invaluable. She also shares our deep commitment to making a social impact. Heather's impressive track record in sales and marketing at Trulia is a great fit for our model, which is much more aligned with consumer products than it is enterprise software," said Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-CEO and co-founder of Atlassian. "Both Heather and Shona bring a new set of functional and leadership experience to the board that will play an important role in our continued success."

  • Stacy Brown Philpot Stacy Brown-Philpot Joins HP Board

    And among the four women on the board of the new HP Inc.: Stacy Brown-Philpot, who is COO of venture-backed startup TaskRabbit. A 39-year-old African-American ex-Googler, Brown-Philpot first met Meg Whitman at Sheryl Sandberg’s home during one of the Facebook COO’s customary women’s gatherings.

  • Mauria Finley Mauria Finley Joins Fossil Board

    Kosta N. Kartsotis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company said, "We are very excited to have Mauria join our board of directors. Her successful track record of growing companies through digital experiences and social media platforms will prove invaluable as we continue to position the company to compete in the omni-channel age of retail. Her expertise and insight on adopting technology to rapidly grow businesses and better engage with customers perfectly aligns with the strategic initiatives currently in place for Fossil Group."

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