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Episode 33  |  25:24 min

Karen Appleton Page (Deputy): Finding Chemistry With a CEO Before Committing to a Board

Episode 33  |  25:24 min  |  11.14.2018

Karen Appleton Page (Deputy): Finding Chemistry With a CEO Before Committing to a Board

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This is a podcast episode titled, Karen Appleton Page (Deputy): Finding Chemistry With a CEO Before Committing to a Board. The summary for this episode is: <p>It's imperative to determine that you will have a good working relationship and share the same values with a CEO, well before you take a board seat. Karen Appleton Page was employee number seven at Box and her role evolved with the booming business over her nine-year tenure. When she began seriously exploring board opportunities this year, she realized that having the right chemistry with the CEO, much like she had with Aaron Levie at Box, would be key in finding the right fit. In this episode, learn how Karen broke boundaries as the first GTM leader at Box and about her recent journey to Deputy's board.</p>

It's imperative to determine that you will have a good working relationship and share the same values with a CEO, well before you take a board seat. Karen Appleton Page was employee number seven at Box and her role evolved with the booming business over her nine-year tenure. When she began seriously exploring board opportunities this year, she realized that having the right chemistry with the CEO, much like she had with Aaron Levie at Box, would be key in finding the right fit. In this episode, learn how Karen broke boundaries as the first GTM leader at Box and about her recent journey to Deputy's board.

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