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Lisen Stromberg

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Chair of the Board, Friday5 and Board Member, Journalism and Women's Symposium. Dartmouth College grad.

Chair of the Board, Friday5 and Board Member, Journalism and Women's Symposium. Dartmouth College grad.

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Founder

(S)He Talks Events
Supporting Our Sons

Advisor

Journalism & Women Symposium
Traveling Spoon
Friday5
Journalism and Women's Symposium
Planned Parenthood Golden Gate
WebOrder

Positions

Chair of the Board Friday5 2013 - present
Host and Founder (S)He Talks Events October 2012 - present
Board Member Journalism and Women's Symposium 2012 - present
Writer/Independent Journalist Writer/Independent Journalist 2005 - present
Contributing Editor BlogHer 2010 - 2014
Columnist Palo Alto Patch 2011 - 2013
Board member Planned Parenthood Golden Gate 2001 - 2007
President and Founder Supporting Our Sons January 1999 - January 2005
Chief Executive Officer Durham Marketing Group May 1996 - August 1999
Board Member WebOrder 1996 - 1998
Vice President Foote, Cone & Belding 1994 - 1996
Consumer Marketing Manager Nestle USA 1991 - 1994

Education

Dartmouth College Government
Mills College Writing, fiction and non-fiction, journalism
The Branson School
University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business Marketing

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Financial Services
  • • Media
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact

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Lisa Stone
We worked together
Lisen Stromberg's creative brainstorming skills and consumer acumen are matched by her deep Silicon Valley Rolodex.
Aashi Vel
They're my mentor  •  Co-founder and co-CEO, Traveling Spoon and MBA Candidate at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
Lisen is bold, smart and straightforward. She is a really creative thinker, asks the right questions and is a constant source of great ideas ... .
Stefania
They're my friends
Lisen has been an entrepreneurial advisor for many years because of her background and has been an informal advisor to me as I started my ow ... n company. She provided invaluable advice esp as a woman in the start-up space.
Aashi Vel
They're my friends  •  Co-founder and co-CEO, Traveling Spoon and MBA Candidate at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
Lisen has many of the qualities that one should have when bringing ideas to fruition. She's a thinker, a connector, and someone who follows ... through on their word. Whether you work with her, for her, or just have her as a friend, she's a good one to have on your team. I have faith in whatever she puts her time and energy into and can't wait to see what the future holds!
Holly
They're my friends
Lisen shows up 100% She uses her creativity to solve problems and her energy and determination to make big things happen, especially to help ... women, is inspiring and compelling.
Kat Gordon
They're my friends  •  Advisor, MissRepresentation.org and Advisor, Gender Equity Principles, Commission on the Status of Women.
Everyone's a content publisher these days and Lisen is the rare find who possesses the strategic insight of a marketer coupled with the keen ... eye of a skilled writer. To top it off, she's a generous connector who has her finger on the pulse of what's next and who to gather together to best capitalize on it.
Michael Berman
They're my advisor: Friday5  •  Founder & CEO, Ready App and Founder, Friday5.
First and foremost, Lisen is a great friend. She's incredibly engaging, fun, and energetic. She couples this affability with executive level ... business savy and strategic thinking. Her knowledge and expertise have guided us through our most difficult challenges, and she's deeply rooted in our company's fabric.
Peter Jackson
CEO/Board of Ziploop, Intraware, Kanjoya, Granite Systems, Groundwork Open Source. Board of Directors of Harris Feed Company & Eventbrite.
Lisen gets compassion. She is driven by creating equality and excellence. Leadership is not about power, its about making a positive change. ... She can not only deliver on the bottom line but make everyone around her perform at their ceiling. Lisen's passion and attitude lights up a room.

Michael Berman
We worked together at Friday5  •  Founder & CEO, Ready App and Founder, Friday5.
Mike Berman is a tenacious entrepreneur who knows how to find solutions to the most vexing problems. His creativity, high energy, and persua ... siveness makes him a powerful combination.

Peter Jackson
CEO/Board of Ziploop, Intraware, Kanjoya, Granite Systems, Groundwork Open Source. Board of Directors of Harris Feed Company & Eventbrite.
Peter has powerful strategic insights and vision. He is able to see through the weeds to the bigger issues and opportunities. His extensive ... experience as a start-up CEO enables him to offer critical feedback and his wide network of contacts allows access to key resources. Above all else, he is simply a pleasure to work with. Any start-up would be lucky to have him as part of the team.