A Heart-to-Heart Chat with Shellye Archambeau

Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Virtual

Kick-off Event to ACG Silicon Valley’s New Female Executive Leaders Circle


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The Female Executive Leadership Circle is a general peer-to-peer support meant to create a community of and for female executive leaders in Silicon Valley. We want to build a culture where women can get support, learn, share resources and information, ask questions and be open without concern. Events are by invitation only.


Please join us for the inaugural Female Executive Leader Circle event. We are excited to have Shellye Archambeau as our first guest.

Shellye is the former CEO of MetricStream, who Reid Hoffman, the co-founder and former executive chairman of LinkedIn, describes as the woman who pulled off the most incredible Silicon Valley turnaround you never heard of. She currently serves on several boards, including Norstrom and Verizon, and also takes on an advisory role from banks to start-ups. Shellye is regularly named on Who’s Who lists in technology. In her new book “Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms” she tells her inspiring story and shares tools on how to survive and thrive in today’s business world. She is also a blogger providing career advice, insight and other musings from her career (https://shellye.com)

It is also our pleasure to have Teresa Briggs, experienced board member and a Distinguished Careers Fellow at Stanford University, chatting with Shellye in this heart-to-heart.


Our Speaker


Shellye Archambeau

Fortune 500 board member, Former CEO of MetricStream, Advisor and Author

Ms. Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high performance teams, and organizations. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to the Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Group.

Ms. Archambeau has over 30 years of experience in technology. She is the former CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based, governance, risk, and compliance software company. During her tenure MetricStream grew from a fledgling startup into a global market leader.

She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms. A book that will inspire you and provide the tools to enable you to fight the battles, make the tradeoffs and create the life you want.


Our Moderator


Teresa Briggs

Board member of ServiceNow, Docusign, Snowflake, Warby Parker and Distinguished Careers Fellow at Stanford University

Teresa Briggs currently serves on the boards of directors of ServiceNow, DocuSign, Snowflake and Warby Parker and is a Distinguished Careers Fellow at Stanford University. In her 37-year career with Deloitte LLP, Teresa served at various times as Vice Chair – West Region, San Francisco and Silicon Valley Managing Partner, and served on the board of directors of Deloitte USA LLP. In addition, she was an ad hoc member of Deloitte’s Center for Board Effectiveness.

Teresa has held a number of roles with professional and community organizations. She served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Bay Area Council, the board of trustees for the California Academy of Sciences and currently serves on the board of trustees at the University of Arizona.


This event is by special invite only.