Tom Dailey was part of the founding team at Discover Card and the former senior executive of Discover’s multi-billion dollar merchant business, serving there for over 20 years. He was responsible for 4+ million merchant relationships and 2000+ employees in 22 facilities, including the merchant network, bank/processor relations, operations, finance, strategic development, marketing, information technology and sales functions. Dailey later served as an Advisory Director to Discover's parent Morgan Stanley. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Merchant e-Solutions, a leading payments processor, and is founder and president of Valtegrics LLC, an organizational development consultancy. Dailey currently serves as a consultant to senior management in the financial services industry.
Lars Dalgaard is the CEO of SuccessFactors (NASDAQ: SFSF), a human resources management company offering products and services to make the workplace a more meritocratic place to work, where promotion and pay is based on performance and not politics. Prior to SuccessFactors, Lars worked for Unilever, one of the 10 largest transnational employers in the world, in Amsterdam, Germany, and Denmark. He held numerous positions ranging from country manager, marketing and sourcing manager, Business Unit P&L Director and Board Member in a 13,000 person division.
He also worked at Novartis, one of the largest Pharmaceutical companies at the time.
Jorge H. Delgado
Jorge served for 15 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Univision, the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States which owns and operates 62 television stations in major U.S. hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. He was General Manager of television stations in Albuquerque, Sacramento, and finally, the flagship stations in Los Angeles. Jorge was President and General Manager of the Los Angeles stations (KMEX and KFTR) for six years, where he oversaw more than 175 employees, 30 sales professionals, and revenues of 200 million dollars. Under his leadership KMEX, had the highest rated newscasts in Los Angeles and an outstanding commitment to community service.
Jorge also lead the team that launched the television station group behind Univision’s second broadcast network, TeleFutura. The network was launched in 2002 with 13 television stations and 78% coverage of US hispanic households. Currently, he serves as an investor and consultant to companies in the media and hispanic consumer product industries.
Jorge serves on the boards of The March of Dimes and of Heal the Bay. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Pitzer College. Jorge holds a BS from Florida Institute of Technology, an MS from from M.I.T. and also an MBA degree from the Stanford University.
Alejandro is currently the co-founder and CEO of DineroMail.com, a leading internet payments platform in Latin America with over 6,000 retailer network and payment centers in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile and Argentina. Prior to co-founding DineroMail.com, Alejandro was CEO of Banco Privado de Inversiones, a leading credit card bank in Argentina serving emerging segments of the consumer market. He continues to be an active board member of Banco Privado de Inversiones. He received his Master’s degree from London School of Economics.
Christy Haubegger founded Latina magazine in 1996 following her graduation from Stanford Law School. The magazine debuted as a quarterly in 1996, with rising star Jennifer Lopez on its first cover. Latina grew to monthly publication just a year after its launch with Haubegger serving as its publisher, president and then CEO until 2001. In that post, she oversaw a staff of more than 50 and focused on the business management of the magazine, including advertising sales and corporate marketing. Since its inception, Latina has become the leading publication for U.S. Hispanic women with a monthly circulation of 500,000.
Christy moved into the world of entertainment in 2002. She served as Associate Producer on "Chasing Papi," and was Executive Producer of Oscar-winner James L. Brooks’ romantic comedy, “Spanglish” starring Paz Vega, Adam Sandler and Téa Leoni, released by Columbia Pictures in December 2004. She now works with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), providing insights on diverse markets to CAA’s motion picture, music, marketing and television clients including Salma Hayek, George Lopez, John Singleton, Oscar de la Hoya and Shakira.
A pioneer for Latinas, Haubegger is a popular speaker and the recipient of numerous awards and media recognition for her achievements. In 2001, Newsweek named her one of the "Women of the New Century" and Advertising Age has called her a "Woman to Watch." She has been profiled and interviewed by numerous, diverse media outlets including CNN, NBC Nightly News and the Today Show. Recently, the Hollywood Reporter named her on their list of the Most Powerful Latinos in Hollywood.
She received her BA in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin and her law degree from Stanford Law School where she was President of her class.
Ellen Levy is the VP of Corporate Development & Strategy for Linkedin, having been on the advisory board of the company since its launch. In addition, she is the founding Managing Director of Silicon Valley Connect, where she works with large corporations, startups, and entrepreneurs on technology trends and opportunities for innovation. She is the Network Advisor to venture firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. In 2007, she served as the Deputy Chair, Global Health for the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative.
Prior to Silicon Valley Connect, Ellen spent two years running a groundbreaking industry affiliate program at Stanford University, facilitating collaboration between industry partners, Silicon Valley, and the University research community by championing questions having to do with people, technology & innovation. Today, Ellen has extended her work beyond Stanford as a consultant, advisor and speaker around the world, focusing much of her time on issues pertaining to the Consumer Internet, the dynamics/implications of social networks, and innovation ecosystems and organizational models.
Ellen has held formal roles in venture capital (Softbank Venture Capital; NeoCarta Ventures), startups (WhoWhere; Softbook Press), technology think tanks (Interval Research), big companies (Apple Computer; PriceWaterhouse), and universities (Harvard; Stanford).
Her advisory relationships have included non-profit boards (Business Innovation Factory; Child Family Health International; Social Science Research Council; MIND Institute), startup advisory boards (Progress Financial; CareerCore; WeeWorld; TrustedID; Rhythm NewMedia; SimplyHired; Evite), universities (USC Stevens Institute; UC at Santa Cruz College 8; UC Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology) and entrepreneurship organizations (TiE).
She has a BA from the University of Michigan, and MA/PhD from Stanford University.
Paul A. Sallaberry
Paul is a software industry veteran with a career encompassing the build and operational management of Enterprise-class worldwide sales, marketing, technology and consultative services organizations.
As Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for VERITAS Software, Paul was responsible for defining strategy, managing operational activity driving revenue in excess of $1.5 billion, and achieving profit goals for the corporation’s global multi-tier sales distribution and professional services operations. Paul propelled the organization’s transition from that of an emerging start-up to its unprecedented position as the world’s leading provider of enterprise storage management solutions, and industry-recognized sales distribution powerhouse.
Paul joined VERITAS in the role of Vice President, North American Sales in April 1997, from OpenVision Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of client/server systems software for automated operations, application availability, backup, and network security. While at OpenVision, Paul served in the capacity of Vice President of North American Operations, where he led the organization’s product and professional services revenue growth in the Americas up to its subsequent acquisition. Prior to OpenVision, Paul held a series of Executive positions at Oracle Corporation from 1989 through 1992, including Vice President of Oracle’s Vertical Sales Division.
Paul serves on the Board of Directors for Mimosa Systems,Calypso Technoligies, GFI, Dorado Software, Quest Software, and is an advisor to Progress Financial. He is also a member of the U.C.Davis Foundation Board of Trustees and he is a frequent guest speaker at UCLA and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis.
Arjan Schütte is an Associate Director of The Center for Financial Services Innovation. He manages the Center's investment and grant programs, identifying candidates as well as counseling and supporting investees, grantees, and other promising innovators. He also oversees the Business Match event series, which introduces financial service provider decision makers to selected solution providers determined by CFSI to be best in class. Prior to joining CFSI in 2004, he led an array of enterprise technology development projects for clients such as Bank of America, Intel, and Target.
In 2000, Mr. Schütte founded DoTheGood, Inc., a for-profit philanthropy management company, which focuses on online workplace giving for clients including 3M, St. Paul Travelers, Lawson Software and Wells Fargo, creating an outsourced donor-advised fund platform for financial services intermediaries. In four years, DoTheGood raised funds for almost 5,000 nonprofit organizations, serving 15 corporate clients in 7 countries. As CEO, Mr. Schütte developed the organization's strategic direction, and led the management and sales teams. Mr. Schütte received an MS from MIT's prestigious Media Laboratory, where he was an Interval Fellow.