Event Details
Event Title Dean Speaker Series with Isa Watson
Location Kenan Center
Sponsor Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
Date/Time 02/13/2020 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Cutoff Date 02/12/2020 Must register before this date
For more information, contact the event administrator: Emily Keller Emily_Schumacher@kenan-flagler.unc.edu
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Please join the Kenan Institute for an exclusive conversation with Squad Founder and CEO Isa Watson on Thursday, Feb. 13. The event takes place in Kenan Center 204 and is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford.

Isa Watson is the Founder and CEO of Squad, an app that helps people build their offline and IRL community. Squad was an Inc 30 under 30 company and has also been featured in TechCrunch, Forbes, Bloomberg, Fast Company, Bustle, Crunchbase, and Entrepreneur. The company is backed by notable Silicon Valley VC firms and has raised upwards of $4mm.

Prior to founding Squad, Isa was a VP of Digital Strategy at JPMorgan Chase in New York and Hong Kong. Before joining JPMorgan Chase, Isa worked at Pfizer both as a research chemist and as a clinical trial strategy analyst.

Isa earned an MBA from MIT Sloan, a MS in Pharmacology from Cornell and a BS in Chemistry from Hampton, where she was an American Chemical Society and National Science Foundation Scholar. For 3 years, Isa was the youngest appointed member of the MIT Sloan Executive Alumni Board, where she helped advise MIT administration on key strategic priorities for the school.

A light lunch will be provided begining at 12:30p.m.

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