Hosted by: Prof. John Greathouse
Speaker Biography: Diane Flynn is Cofounder and CEO of ReBoot Accel, designing work cultures that support and advance women. ReBoot Accel has assisted over 2500 women interested in resuming careers after time out of the workforce. Diane also consults with Fortune 500 companies interested in hiring, retaining, and promoting women. She facilitates workshops on professional presence and impact, and coaches leaders on maximizing results and personal fulfillment. ReBoot Accel has been featured on The Today Show, WSJ, Forbes, ABC News, NBC, PRI’s The TakeAway, and the HuffPost. Diane previously served as Chief Marketing Officer of GSVlabs, a marketing executive at Electronic Arts, and an associate consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, and also spent 16 years at home raising 3 children. Diane is passionate about catalyzing women and is a lifelong learner, workshop facilitator, and executive coach. She has spoken at SXSW and conferences on Diversity, Ageism, and the Future of Work. She earned a BA in Economics from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard.
The Technology Management Program's Speaker Series - Innovator Stories is one of the program's premier events. This quarterly series features leaders from academia or industry who have distinguished themselves as experts in their fields. Drawing from prominent academic researchers, experienced business professionals, and successful entrepreneurs this series gives UC Santa Barbara's students as well as the community the rare opportunity to learn directly from those who have excelled through innovation and dedication to their work.