- Posted by Action Catalyst
- On December 28, 2021
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- Business, dealing with failure, entrepreneur, executive, leadership, motivation, opportunity, possibility, risk, Silicon Valley, success, technology
Technology exec, entrepreneur, and former president of StubHub and eBay executive leadership team member Sukhinder Singh Cassidy talks about building a pipeline of opportunity and becoming a master decision maker, debunks myths around risk taking, including how risk and reward aren’t linear and taking risk means diversification, the importance of normalizing failure, why you aren’t necessarily the hero in your journey, and the wonders of “choosing possibility”.
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is a leading digital CEO and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of leadership experience founding, scaling, and advising companies including Google, Amazon, StubHub, Yodlee, and more. She is currently Founder and Chairman of theBoardlist, a premium talent marketplace for diverse leaders to be recommended and discovered for board and executive opportunities.
Most recently, Sukhinder served as the leader of StubHub, the premier global consumer ticketing marketplace for live entertainment, which she and her team sold for $4 billion in February 2020. Earlier in her career, Sukhinder built Google’s business throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America, and served as the business co-founder of fintech pioneer Yodlee. Sukhinder also currently serves as a board director at Urban Outfitters and Upstart, and as a member of the global advisory board of TIME’S UP. She previously served as a board member at Ericsson, TripAdvisor, Stitch Fix, J.Crew and as a strategic advisor to Twitter. She is also a proven tech investor whose current and previous investments include Reformation, theRealReal, Sunbasket, Senreve and more.
Sukhinder has an undergraduate degree from the Ivey School of Business Administration at the University of Western Ontario, Canada and lives with her husband and three children in northern California.
Learn more at ChoosePossibility.com
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