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When good investment decisions end up backing more women CEOs: Conversation with Cameron Lester at Azure Capital.

September 5th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis Azure Capital, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with over $650 million under management, has been remarkably successful since its inception a little over ten years go. One of its no less exceptional achievements is the number of women CEOs they back in the 23 companies in their active portfolio: five, […]

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Deidre Paknad: CEO of PSS Systems, or the art of becoming a great CEO

May 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Note: PSS Systems was acquired by IBM in October: Expressions such as “seasoned entrepreneur” or “industry veteran” are so worn down to the thread that most people forget what they really mean. Deidre [sic] Paknad is definitely both. She is the CEO of PSS Systems (, the company that created the legal information governance […]

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