Career36O Summit | 11.1O.2O | 8:3O am – 12:3O pm

Developing Your Career Path & Personal Brand for 2O21 and Beyond


This fall, join the Pinterest and 1871/ITA teams for an informative, insight-packed half-day summit. This program is targeted to help you take a 360-degree look at your career to identify growth opportunities in your current trajectory, evaluate possible paths forward, and shape your personal brand as we move into 2021.

Registration is open through November 9th. Grab your seat

1871/ITA members

(Early bird through Nov. 1)

After Nov. 1



*if you are unsure if you qualify for member pricing, please reach out to Kaylin Berg, Director of Training for 1871 (


During this half-day program, we are looking forward to bringing you two tracks of content, allowing you to personalize your experience and maximize the impact. Both tracks will enable you to examine your growth opportunities and shape your personal brand and future. 

We will be joined by a number of expert speakers representing diverse backgrounds and experiences. Each will share – through both individual and panel presentations – their experiences along the path to their current career, tips for building a strong network, and overall advice for success wherever your path takes.


8:30 – 9:00 AM | Coffee & Conversation/Networking

9:00 – 9:10 AM | Opening Remarks: Betsy Ziegler, CEO of 1871 & Bill Watkins, Global Head of Mid-Market & Small Business Sales, Pinterest

9:10 – 9:50 AM | Keynote address: Julian Lewis, Co-Founder, StudioPod

9:50 – 10:00 AM | Networking break and transition

Track 1: Career PathING

10:00 – 10:40 AM | Panel: Not All Careers Follow a Straight Line – Meredith Goldman, VP Publisher Ad Solutions at Roku, Amy Kinney, Director of Knowledge at ServerCentral Turing Group, Kristin Patterson, Head of National Enterprise Sales – Uber Eats at Uber and Hayet Rida, Creative Strategist at Facebook/Instagram 

10:40 – 11:00 AM | Fireside Chat: The Founder’s Journey from Idea to Success – Ali Briggs, Co-Founder & CEO of LifeWeb 360 & Osvaldo Montelongo, Founder & CEO of ConnectCareHero 

11:00 – 11:15 AM | Networking break

11:15 – 12:00 PM | Panel: Finding Your Fit within Your Current Company – Farrin Adams, Customer Success Manager, Agency Onboarding at Sprout Social, Dave Coles, Senior Partner Manager – eCommerce at Pinterest, Carrie Sweeney, Industry Lead, Retail at Pinterest and Kunur Patel, Industry Manager – CPG at Twitter, Moderated by Arben Perkolaj, US Head of CPG at Pinterest


10:00 – 10:40 AM | Panel: Making Mentorship Meaningful: How the Right Mentor can Boost Your Career – Kellie Fitzgerald, Director of Sales at Google, Corey Flournoy, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity at Groupon and Megan McCann, CEO & Founder of McCann Partners, Moderated by Bill Watkins, Global Head of Mid-Market & Small Business Sales at Pinterest

10:40 – 11:00 AM | Flash Talk: Keys to Savvy Salary Negotiation – Ashley Quinto Powell, Revenue Consultant

11:00 – 11:15 AM | Networking break

11:15 – 11:40 AM | Flash Talk: Insights into Interviewing & Your Ultimate Resume – Trisha Degg, Director of People at Provi & Shana Sternstein, Head of Global Talent Acquisition at SAI Global

11:40 – 12:00 PM | Flash Talk: Networking & Creating “Community” Where You Work – Jeff Schmitz, CMO at Zebra Technologies

12:00 – 12:30 PM | Closing Session: Nicole Wood, CEO & Co-Founder, Ama La Vida


Throughout the day, you’ll have time to network with other attendees, interact with speakers, and touch base with the Pinterest team to learn more about life at a large scale tech company. 

Forge new connections (and start building that network) to help you advance your career and continue to develop your personal brand.


Attendees will walk away with a tool belt full of actionable takeaways that they can immediately implement and start using to see results. Through these insightful sessions, we look forward to bringing you new ideas for consideration, new paths to explore and a new invigoration to take on 2021 strong.


Ali Briggs

CEO & Co-Founder, LifeWeb 360

Amy Kinney

Director of Knowledge, ServerCentral Turing Group

Arben Perkolaj

US Head of CPG, Pinterest

Ashley Quinto Powell

Revenue Consultant

Bill Watkins

Global Head of Mid-Market & Small Business Sales, Pinterest

Carrie Sweeney

Industry Lead, Retail, Pinterest

Corey Flournoy

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Groupon

Dave Coles

Senior Partner Manager, eCommerce, Pinterest

Farrin Adams

Customer Success Manager, Agency Onboarding, Sprout Social

Hayet Rida

Creative Strategist, Facebook & Instagram

Jeff Schmitz

CMO, Zebra Technologies

Julian Lewis

Co-Founder, StudioPod

Kellie Fitzgerald

Director of Sales, Google

Kristin Patterson

Head of National Enterprise Sales, Uber Eats Uber

Kunur Patel

CPG Industry Manager, Twitter

Megan McCann

CEO & Founder, McCann Partners, ARA Co-Founder

Meredith Guerriero

Head of US Partnerships, Pinterest

Meredith McTernan Goldman

VP, Publisher Ad Solutions, Roku

Nicole Wood

CEO & Co-Founder, Ama La Vida

Osvaldo Montelongo

Founder & CEO, ConnectCareHero

Shana Sternstein

Head of Global Talent Acquisition, SAI Global

Trisha Degg

Director of People, Provi