Empathy and compassion are essential leadership attributes in these challenging times. Figma's CEO & Founder, Dylan Field, shares best practices in a fireside chat with Index Ventures' Partner, Sarah Cannon, about thriving as a leader in a virtual environment by keeping internal communication open, vulnerable, and collaborative.
Collaboration experts Sarah + Dylan will share tips on how to keep your team in sync, leaders' responsibilities during trying times, ideas for remote productivity, and much more.
Sarah Cannon invests in companies that define the future of work. She is most interested in productivity, analytics, data, and automation. Sarah works with Slack and Pitch. Previously, Sarah spent four years at Alphabet's CapitalG where she invested in Looker, MultiPlan, Oscar, and Care.com. Prior to CapitalG, Sarah was a policy advisor on the National Economic Council at the White House during the Obama Administration. Sarah received a B.A. in ethics, politics, and economics from Yale College, an M.P.A/I.D. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Dylan Field is the CEO / co-founder of Figma, a collaborative interface design tool. Before starting Figma with the support of the Thiel Fellowship, Dylan was an intern at O'Reilly Media, LinkedIn and Flipboard.