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Feb 13, 2020

Dean’s Speaker Series: Isa Watson

Please join the Kenan Institute for an exclusive conversation with Squad Founder and CEO Isa Watson on Thursday, Feb. 13. The event takes place in Kenan Center 204 and is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dave Hoffman.

Isa Watson is the Founder and CEO of Squad, an app that helps people build their offline and IRL community. Squad was an Inc 30 under 30 company and has also been featured in TechCrunch, Forbes, Bloomberg, Fast Company, Bustle, Crunchbase, and Entrepreneur. The company is backed by notable Silicon Valley VC firms and has raised upwards of $4mm.

Prior to founding Squad, Isa was a VP of Digital Strategy at JPMorgan Chase in New York and Hong Kong. Before joining JPMorgan Chase, Isa worked at Pfizer both as a research chemist and as a clinical trial strategy analyst.

Isa earned an MBA from MIT Sloan, a MS in Pharmacology from Cornell and a BS in Chemistry from Hampton, where she was an American Chemical Society and National Science Foundation Scholar. For 3 years, Isa was the youngest appointed member of the MIT Sloan Executive Alumni Board, where she helped advise MIT administration on key strategic priorities for the school.

A light lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact:

Emily Schumacher, Events Coordinator
Emily_Schumacher@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Feb
13
2020
12:45 PM
Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC

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