Fireside Chat: Building an Inclusive Culture & Supporting Women in Product


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24 School Street 2nd Floor
Boston, MA
United States

Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 6:00pm

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Join us for a conversation about supporting a diverse workforce where everyone feels supported and engaged.

About this Event
Christopher O'Donnell, SVP, Product at HubSpot, and Alison Elworthy, SVP, Customer Success at HubSpot, will share how they bring their authentic selves to the office and encourage their teams to do the same. This is a must-attend event for any leader or individual contributor who is looking to foster gender diversity and inclusivity in their product organization. Snacks and drinks will be served.

This session will be recorded for those that are not available to attend live.

Thank you to Amplitude for hosting and sponsoring this important event!


  • 6-6:30: Arrive and Network
  • 6:30-7:30: Fireside Chat
  • 7:30-8: Networking

About our Speakers
Alison Elworthy is the Senior VP of Customer Success at HubSpot, where she is responsible for the vision and execution of customer service and support of HubSpot's global customer base. Alison also serves as the co-executive sponsor of the ParentSpot employee resource group.

Prior to her role as VP, Alison led various functions at HubSpot as Marketing Operations Manager, Sales Operations Senior Manager, Director of Operations, and VP of Operations and Chief of Staff.

Alison serves on the board for the non-profit WEST. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids and is a food and wine enthusiast. She holds a BS in Human Factors Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Christopher O’Donnell is a technologist, musician and public speaker who has built dozens of web and mobile products. His product portfolio ranges from language learning products for the U.S. military to the most popular free CRM product in the world. Today, Christopher serves as Senior Vice President of Hubspot Product, which he led from startup ($50M in revenue) to successful publicly-traded company ($600M in revenue). Christopher has become a staple in the product management community, and was recently named one of the Best Product Leaders of 2019 (via Comparably). As an experienced leader, he is passionate about leading and supporting teams to build anything, from developing tech products to creating rock & roll records.

About our Sponsor
Amplitude provides digital product intelligence that helps companies ship great customer experiences for systematic business growth. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Seattle, Austin and Singapore, Amplitude is the cross-platform intelligence solution of choice for modern product and growth teams. Amplitude serves over 26,000 customers including Microsoft, Under Armour, Intuit, Twitter, Bonobos and Peloton.