Malinda Gagnon on How to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Industry
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Malinda Gagnon specializes in launching and growing products and companies, and has 20 years of experience in business strategy and digital communications. She is the CEO and Founder of Uprise Partners, a consulting and investment firm specializing in engineering, IT and marketing. At Google, she was a founding team member of the advertising technology organization in Cambridge, MA. At WPP/GroupM, the world’s largest media investment organization, she founded and led a digital consulting practice, as well as the Product Management and Technology group. She has advised clients such as Procter & Gamble, General Electric, Volkswagen, Unilever, Land Rover Jaguar, Allergan, Walmart and many others. She is also a mentor for MassChallenge and Techstars.
In this episode Malinda and I discuss…
- Her journey working in male-dominated fields and what made her successful.
- How we are multifaceted and can draw on feminine and masculine energies/approaches to respond to what’s needed in the moment.
- What instigated the transition she made to owning her own business.
- How she managed recently to loosen up and take herself less seriously.
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