Julian Guthrie is an award-winning journalist and author based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her new book, Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took On Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime, tells the unforgettable story of four women who came to California to try to make it in a world stacked against them.
Magdalena Yesil is a serial entrepreneur and investor of many of the world's top technology companies, including Salesforce, where she was the first investor and founding board member and served on the board of the company post its IPO.
Sonja Hoel Perkins is the Managing Director of The Perkins Fund, Founder of Broadway Angels, and Founder of Project Glimmer. Considered one of the best performing and most senior professionals in venture capital, she invests broadly in all stages and areas of information technology including Internet, mobile, security, data, communications, consumer and software.