Women Entrepreneurs: Fireside Chat with Brynne Kennedy, CEO & Founder of MOVE Guides

(6:30-7:00p)  Socializing and happy hour (7:00-8:30p)  firesiede chat + Q&A Join a conversation with Brynne Kennedy, Founder and CEO of MOVE Guides to learn how she saw a market opportunity based on her own experience, took action, and has grown a platform across 200 countries in five years. After spending the first six years of her career ping ponging between London, Hong Kong, Singapore and India, Brynne Kennedy created the solution to her own relocation woes with MOVE Guides. Join us to hear how Brynne successfully raised millions in US capital while a UK company, expanded into the US, then grew their presence across the world.  Grounded in the belief that more open borders and easier mobility solves global problems and drives economic growth, Brynne created a platform that moves and manages the mobile workforce across the world. In the last year alone, Brynne has doubled their global employees to take on the $11 billion-dollar mobility industry. Learn how Brynne built and empowers this global workforce to “act like an owner,” while achieving a remarkable 97% employee satisfaction rate for their customers. Brynne will also share her passion to democratize global mobility for all, including why she founded #Mobility4All to help those fleeing conflict and poverty.  The tech and HR industries are certainly taking note of her leadership and vision with awards ranging from Entrepreneur of the Year at the Women in IT Awards to Management Today’s 35 Under 35. Speaker Bio Brynne Kennedy is the CEO and Founder of MOVE Guides, the platform for the mobile workforce. MOVE Guides manages benefits and compliance for employees who relocate, expatriate and travel frequently, a growing segment of the current and future workforce. Brynne founded MOVE Guides after being an extensive road warrior herself as an investment banker, and has raised more than $90 million dollars from top venture capital funds NEA and Notion Capital. Brynne is also the Founder of #Mobility4All, to which MOVE Guides contributes 1% of its revenue to help those fleeing poverty and conflict. Brynne is frequently recognized as a leading entrepreneur and thought leader. She has won Entrepreneur of the Year in the Women in IT Awards and Women of the Future Awards, London Business School’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Award and Management Today’s 35 Under 35. In 2017, she was named a Workforce Game Changer, one of 25 people changing the HR industry, and recognized with the Meritorious Service Award from the global mobility industry. Brynne is a former elite level gymnast for the United States. She speaks four languages and holds a B.A. in History from Yale University and an MBA from London Business School. Columbia partners:  CVC-SFCBS Alumni Assocation Event partners:
WHEN
March 29, 2018 at 7:30pm - 10pm
WHERE

TBA

San Francisco, CA 94104
United States