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Talks about Cross-functional Teams

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Late Morning Talks11:50 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Bake in Cross-Functional CollaborationCross-functional TeamsLeadershipRemote Issues
    Cheryl Contee,, YesWeCode, Fission Strategy
    Room: Grand Ballroom

    When you run a startup, it’s easy to assume that your small team necessarily works cross-functionally, because you all talk pretty often. But when you’re trying to move quickly, and lots of projects are run by just one person, you can inadvertently skip important collaboration across roles. Cheryl Contee, CEO at Fission Strategy and co-founder of, talks about how her startups bake in cross-functional collaboration from the beginning, both to improve their products and to lay the groundwork for holistic product development as they grow.