Hear From These Amazing Speakers at SaaStr Annual 2020

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We’re back in San Jose! Well, not QUITE yet but if you’re already planning your trip to SaaStr Annual 2020, here is our initial speaker lineup. Keep checking this space as we’re adding new speakers every week. After the jump, a little bit more insight on our speakers – what they’re all about and what kind of sessions they’re leading. So what’s new this year? More braindates, more great content and of course more chances to connect with your SaaStr community. For now, check out a few of our speakers and a little bit on what you might see change coming up at this year’s Annual. If you’d like to check out our most up-to-date lineup, click here for more.

The Speaker Lineup

☁ Melanie Perkins, Canva CEO, and Co-Founder will be doing a session on Wednesday, March 10th. If you haven’t already taken Canva for a spin, do it now
you see the session live! The online design and publishing tool has over 15 million users across 190 countries. The company closed a $70M round of funding in May of this year, valuing the company at roughly $2.5B and $166M of funding to date. ☁ Bora Chung, Bill.com SVP of Product and Vinay Pai, Bill.com SVP of Engineering will be joining with a product and engineering focused tactical session. Bora was formerly the Chief Product Officer of eBay Korea, leading engineering, product and UX/UI design teams. Prior to this, she was a Director at Apple where she led Worldwide Payments and Financing Programs for Online Stores. Vinay was SVP of Engineering at First Data where he led the engineering for the Clover POS product line. Prior to that, he held an eight-year tenure at Intuit as a VP for the Intuit Developer Platform. ☁ David Schneider, ServiceNow CRO, and Dennis Lyandres, Procore CRO will be leading a “CRO Confidential” on all the things that break, fail and explode during hypergrowth. The two will discuss different stages of growth from two different perspectives. ☁ Howie Lu, Airtable CEO will be leading a session on Wednesday, March 10th. Today, over 90,000 organizations, accounting for about half of the Fortune 1000, use Airtable. Netflix, Adobe, and Tesla count themselves among its customers. The company launched in 2015 and has raised $170M to date. Howie has hinted that an IPO could be a part of Airtable’s longterm plan so watch this session for the inside scoop on what’s coming down the line.

The CXO Summit

We’re hosting an event-within-an-event this year with our CXO Summit. The event is invite-only but just in case we haven’t reached out just yet and you’re interested, fill out this form here to attend. Here’s what you can expect if your application is accepted!
  • Exclusive access to the CXO summit sessions during Annual with leading speakers from Box, Pagerduty, Zoom and more
  • Exclusive access to the CXO summit sessions during Annual with leading speakers from Box, Pagerduty, Zoom and more
  • Entry into our matchmaking program to meet with top Cloud and Fortune 500 executives one on one
  • An all-access pass to SaaStr Annual 2020: March 10-12th @ the San Jose Convention Center
We can’t wait to see you in San Jose! If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, what are you waiting for? (Note: if the answer is a link! here you go ?) The post Hear From These Amazing Speakers at SaaStr Annual 2020 appeared first on SaaStr.

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