This Years Raymond Thorpe Lecture
Presented by Lisa Skeete Tatum '89:
Talk title, TBD
Monday, October 23, 2017
Olin Hall, 155
Lisa Skeete Tatum is founder and CEO of Landit, a technology platform created to increase the success and engagement of women in the workplace, and to enable enterprises to attract, develop, and retain high-potential diverse talent. Landit provides each woman with a personalized playbook that empowers them with the tools, resources, know-how, and human connections they need to more successfully navigate their career path.
Previously, Lisa was a General Partner for over a decade with Cardinal Partners, a $350M+ early stage healthcare venture capital firm, where she focused on investments in healthcare technology and led the firm's investment in companies such as AthenaHealth and TechRx. Lisa worked for Procter & Gamble in various global and functional roles including Product Development, Purchasing, and Product Supply. She also worked at GE Capital and was a Managing Director at Circle of Beauty, a health and beauty startup. In addition, she founded her own consulting practice specializing in medium-sized consumer product companies.
Lisa serves on the boards of Surgical Care Affiliates (NASDAQ:SCAI), McCarter Theater and the Princeton Area Community Foundation. She is a trustee emeritus and presidential councillor at Cornell University and serves on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors. She is a past president of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board and former board member of Pager, the Kauffman Fellows Program's Center for Venture Education and the Princeton HealthCare System Foundation. She has served on the board of numerous high growth companies.
Lisa received her BS in chemical engineering from Cornell University and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a member of the Kauffman Fellows Class 4, a 2012 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., BBC Business and named one of the Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs of 2016 by Inc., and Landit was named one of the Top 10 Innovations That Made Women's Lives Better In 2016 by Fast Company.