Tuck SHIFT Conference | Sept. 24, 2021
Tuck School of Business
September 24, 2021
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Tuck SHIFT, Tuck’s annual Tech Conference, is one of the largest student-run events hosted by the Tuck School of Business and is attended by students, alumni, and business leaders from around the world. The conference is an integral part of the Tech ecosystem at the Tuck School of Business and it encourages all participants to learn and think critically about the emerging industry trends, global innovations, risks and challenges. Each year, it is an incredible avenue for all the students to get exposure to the industry and to network with some of the best minds in their field.
Tuck School of Business
The Tuck School of Business develops wise, decisive leaders who better the world through business. Tuck sets the standard for excellence in creating, teaching, and applying life-changing business knowledge in a personal, immersive environment based in Hanover and extending around the world.
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2020 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Each year, we welcome a diverse array of speakers to the Tuck SHIFT Conference. Each of our guests bring unique insights, experience, and expertise to the conversation.
Tracy Sun T'05
Tracy is the co-founder and senior vice president at Poshmark. She has pioneered a social commerce platform that is shifting the retail landscape, making shopping simple, fun and social, while also empowering entrepreneurs to build thriving retail businesses. She received her BA from Barnard College at Columbia University and her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Kenny Mitchell T'04
Kenny is the Chief Marketing Officer at Snap Inc. Prior to joining Snap, Kenny was the Vice President of Brand Content & Engagement for McDonald’s USA. He was recognized by Fast Company as one of the “Most Creative People in Business” in 2017 due to his work in the film industry. Kenny holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.
Francis Barel T'05
Francis leads PayPal France. Prior to this role, he was the Head of Market Growth at PayPal where he promoted digital payments in growing economies in the Middle East and Africa. Before joining PayPal in 2013, Barel’s career in banking and strategy consulting took him to as many as 30 countries all over the world. Having spent his childhood summers with a close family friend in Boston, he considers himself “the most American French guy there is.” Francis has a holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
Lara leads the Customer and Partner organization for ServiceNow which she took after serving as the Chief Strategy Officer since 2017. Before joining ServiceNow, Lara was a partner at Bain & Company, where she worked for 17 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and English literature from St. Olaf College, a MIB from the University of Sydney as a Fulbright Scholar, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Nicole Burns T'17
Nicole leads Google Pay’s efforts to launch mobile ticketing solutions across transit systems globally. Prior to Google, Nicole worked at JP Morgan Chase for 6 years across a diverse set of functions, but primarily in strategy and operations. She holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA from Brown University.
Kimberly LaFontana T'97
Kim is a Vice President at Livongo (LVGO), a high growth digital health company that is changing how care is delivered by empowering people living with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. Kim is a veteran of helping growth-stage companies build robust systems, processes and scale. Kim holds a BA in Psychology from Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences, and an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth.
Bryan is a Research Scientist in the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. Bryan’s research seeks to develop theoretical and applied insight into driver behavior and the future of mobility. He is the recipient of the 2019 Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and a 2018 Autos2050 Impact Award.
Alison Oberg T'18
Alison Oberg T’18
Product Marketing Manager
Jacob leads expansion into the Americas for Liftango and supports their mission to use technology to encourage the shift to shared transport modes, needed to reduce emissions and clear our cities of cars. Prior to Liftango, he spent 11 years as a management consultant with PWC. Jacob is passionate about the potential of new mobility to change our communities, a firm believer in the power of mentorship and a budding (excuse the pun) permaculture farmer.
Isabella Liu T'15
Isabella is a Product Operations Manager at Uber, focused on the Driver app for the Rides Business. In her role, she leads global rollout of new features and works closely with product teams throughout the product development lifecycle. Isabella started her career in investment banking and private equity in NYC. She has a B.A. from Wellesley College, an M.A. from Columbia University, and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Max Euchenhofer T'19
Max Euchenhofer T’19
Technical Operations Manager
Meghna Kedia T'18
Meghna Kedia T’18
Sr. Manager, Business Ops
M Reza Banki
Reza is the Chief Strategy Officer at Tubi where he is responsible for an ROI-driven approach to advancing financial decisions and execution of the CEO’s vision. Before moving to the west coast, Reza worked at the New York offices of McKinsey focusing primarily on M&A with Fortune 500 clients. He graduated with a double bachelors from UC Berkeley in Applied Mathematics and Chemical Engineering and went on to earn his Masters and PhD from Princeton University in Chemical Engineering. He is also an MBA alum in Finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Hector Arguelles T'11
Hector is the Vice President of Digital Partnerships for the NBA. His department commercializes the NBA content rights around the world. Prior to moving to the US, Hector spent six years in Germany working in software development and product management for Siemens and Nokia. He holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain) and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
Reena is the Chief Medical Officer of AbleTo where she serves as a passionate voice for the need to bridge the gaps between medical health and behavioral health. She spearheads AbleTo’s data analytics and outcomes research. Prior to her work at AbleTo, she was a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA and Instructor at Harvard Medical School.
Sravya Yeleswarapu T'18
Sravya is a Sr. Product Manager at Amazon Global focusing on creating products to improve the international customer experience and strategies for exports and expansion. Prior to Tuck, she was a Kiva Fellow based in Uganda and spent 5+ years as a Managing Consultant at Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Office. She holds a B.S from the College of William and Mary an MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
Paul Snow T'10
Paul is the Head of Partnerships at YouTube TV where he has spent the last decade building partnerships with media companies, digital networks and content creators across YouTube’s ad supported and paid products. For the last 5 years, he has helped build YouTube TV, the company’s pay tv service, closing the service’s initial programming deals and leading its geographic expansion. He holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
Tony Driscoll T'07
Tony is the Senior Vice President of Emerging Technology Strategy & Data Services at WarnerMedia. He leads a team of future-focused technologists, data scientists, and data analytics professionals responsible for exploring and developing new content formats, automating decisioning, and generating data-driven audience insights. Tony comes to WarnerMedia from AT&T, where he most recently held the position of Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development.
Michael Aragon T'01
Michael Aragon is the Senior Vice President of Content at Twitch overseeing the company’s global broadcaster partnerships, esports, Twitch Studios, content development, and content marketing. Michael comes to Twitch from Ellation, parent company of Crunchyroll, where he served as General Manager and managed the launch of VRV. Prior to Ellation, Michael worked at PlayStation Network where he served as Vice President and General Manager. During his 8 years at Sony, Michael managed PlayStation Network’s digital video, music, and original content services for consumers across Sony’s mobile, desktop, living room, and video game console devices in over 30 countries. Michael holds an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
TuckSHIFT is made possible through the ongoing support of our sponsors and partners. We are grateful for their continued partnership with Tuck and commitment to our students.
Jean is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, she spent several years working at healthcare companies, including Health Advances, Allergan, Sanofi Genzyme. This summer, she interned with Electronic Arts (EA) in a corporate strategy role. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Jean is a CDS MBA Fellow.
Kira is a second-year MBA candidate at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Prior to Tuck, she worked in management consulting at Deloitte Consulting. This summer, she interned with Amazon in a program management role. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Kira is a CDS MBA Fellow.
Sergey is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, he worked in various engineering and marketing roles at Trimble. This summer, he interned with Microsoft in a product marketing management role with the company’s mixed reality business. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Sergey is a CDS MBA Fellow.
Sam is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, Sam worked at Indeed.com and with Bain & Company. This summer, she interned with GM’s Cruise business in a commercialization strategy role. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Sam is a CDS MBA Fellow.