MassTLC Board of Trustees Achieves Gender Parity Adds Leaders from CVS Health, Flywire, Toast, Wayfair & Zingeroo
LEXINGTON, Mass., April 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The MassTLC Board of Trustees welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees – Zoe Barry, Founder, CEO, Zingeroo; Chris Comparato, CEO, Toast; Allison McLeod, CMO of Flywire; Tracey Weber, SVP, Digital Products, UX and Operations, CVS Health; and Matt Zisow, Vice President, Product Management, Experience Design and Analytics, Wayfair.
“I could not be happier to achieve full gender parity on our Board and welcome these remarkable leaders as new Trustees,” remarked MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft. “MassTLC’s mission is to accelerate innovation, growth and the development of an inclusive tech ecosystem, and the composition and strength of our Board of Trustees is instrumental in shaping how we support our members and the greater tech community in fulfilling that mission.”
The MassTLC Board of Trustees is currently 50% female and 25% tech leaders of color. It represents Presidents, CEOs, CTOs, CMO’s, COOs, CHROs/CPOs, and other functional roles, and a variety of ages, company stages and customer segments. In terms of board refreshment, over half (55%) of the existing trustees are new to the board within the past five years, and three-quarters within the past seven years.
“I am thrilled to join the Board of MassTLC,” remarked Zingeroo Founder and CEO Zoe Barry. “I’ve founded, built and scaled multiple companies in Boston and am excited to give back to the community by joining the MassTLC board as I’m passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive community and believe MassTLC is well poised to continue its positive impact in the startup ecosystem.”
"I am excited to join this great group of leaders to accelerate the tech ecosystem in Massachusetts," said Toast Chairman and CEO Chris Comparato. "We have a tremendous opportunity to grow a diverse tech workforce in the state that will benefit everyone."
The new trustees join a board representing the region’s top tech leadership:
Officers were also elected, including PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann as incoming Co-Chair to serve a two-year term alongside Zipcar President Tracey Zhen whose term ends in 2023. Also elected were Iron Mountain Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Kimberly Anstett as Secretary and PWC Partner Matthew Littlewood as Treasurer.
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