UPWARD Bay Area WOMEN IN FINTECH and M&A Fireside Chat

As a valuable member and friend of UPWARD, we invite you to a special event sponsored and hosted by VISA & Deloitte.

Come prepared for an inspiring conversation with our expert FinTech, Payments, and M&A panel. You’ll learn from these business and finance leaders about M&A deals, venture capital, investment banking, and the latest in payments, as well as hear about their journeys overcoming challenges for gender participation in the financial sector. They will also share how they have created balance for themselves in their professions and how they’ve developed distinct skills to become impactful leaders.

This event will give you a distinct opportunity to network and meet leaders in Fintech over appetizers and refreshments.


JUNE 27, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

1 Market St.
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105



Melissa McSherry– SVP, Global Head – Data Products & Solutions– Visa (San Francisco)

Kelly Galanis– Managing Director – Goldman Sachs (New York City)

Shalini Bhatia– Partner, M&A – Deloitte Consulting (San Francisco)

Carolyn Demisch– M&A Integration Director – Visa (San Francisco)

Panel Moderator: Lisa Lambert— Chief Technology & Innovation Officer; Founder & President — National Grid Partners and Founder, CEO & Chairman — UPWARD

Emcee: Jon Kissane– SVP Corporate Development/M&A – Visa

UPWARD events are open to our executive-level, female members. If you are currently not an UPWARD member, by registering for this event you are accepting a complimentary UPWARD membership.

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