Mentorship Session with Executive Chairman of Best Buy, Hubert Joly
Online Zoom Conference
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This event is part of our newest initiative, YJP's "FaceTime with VC/Tech Leaders" series of digital mentorship roundtables to continue our mission of providing mentorship opportunities for young professionals while keeping our members safe and healthy. The roundtable will be held through YJPs digital platform.
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In January 2008, Joly was announced president and CEO of Carlson Companies, an American privately held international conglomerate in the hotel, travel and restaurant franchise industries employing more than 175,000 people in more than 160 countries and territories. Under his leadership, CWT grew its annual sales from US$8.9 billion in 2003 to $25.5 billion in 2007.
On August 17, 2012, Joly became CEO at Best Buy. Under Joly, the company's stock tripled in 2013 with the focus on banking on big box stores, superior customer service, product selection, and services like the Geek Squad.
On April 15, 2019, it was announced that Joly will step down as CEO of Best Buy and became executive chairman of Best Buy in June 2019. In addition to his current position as Best Buy’s chairman, he serves on the board of directors for Best Buy and Ralph Lauren.
Kirsten brings more than 25 years of experience in risk intelligence, information management, and policy expertise across a variety of sectors with the last 6 years as a CEO for technology companies.
Throughout her career, Kirsten has been appointed to congressional committees developing cyber policies, initiatives and recommendations for the intelligence community. She has developed recommendations in partnership with the Center for North American Studies (CNAS) and Center for Strategic and International Studies(CSIS) for The White House energy policy, and collaborated on information studies for MIT-Harvard and several federal agencies. She has gone before a parliamentary subcommittee on recreating trust in the global economy, presented national security and critical infrastructure concepts at conferences such as Black Hat, Secured Americas, Enterprise Architecture Institute, SC World Congress, and the Eurim Information Management Committee. She has also spoken on applied economics and its relationship to both cyber and national security around the world.
In previous executive roles for Cyber adAPT, ISC8, Attensity Group, and iSIGHT Partners, she has led companies through corporate restructuring, risk and corporate intelligence product launches, and company turnarounds. Kirsten has a BA in English and German from the University of Oregon.