Monthly Mentions: July 2015


Monthly Mentions recaps my publications, citations, and appearances for the month. My goal is to share broadly my thoughts on women in technology leadership, cloud technology, entrepreneurship, and more.

In the press this month, I published:

 Getting to 50%: Where Women-Founded Companies Are Gaining Ground on the Huffington Post

On my blog this month, I wrote:

How I Use Precious Downtime to Recharge

On my LinkedIn page this month, I shared:

Sustaining a Thriving Corporate Culture, cross-posted on the RingCentral blog

Steer Clear of that Glass Cliff

Holding a Position within Your Startup, from Start to Outcome

On the RingCentral blog this month, I wrote:

It’s All about the Team

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About Kira Makagon

Kira Makagon is a successful serial entrepreneur and tech industry leader. A graduate of UC Berkeley with both an undergraduate degree in computer science and an MBA, she enjoys sharing her lessons learned from being a veteran “only woman in the room.” Kira's recent awards and recognitions include the following: 2015 YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women Award 2015 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards Named to Silicon Valley Business Journal Women of Influence in 2015 Named to SF Business Times Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business for 2015 and 2016 2016 Bay Area CIO Awards finalist

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