The Information, the essential technology and business news service popular among Silicon Valley’s top executives, will host its second annual WTF (Women in Tech, Media and Finance) Summit on Sept. 9 & 10, 2020. The WTF Summit brings together the most accomplished and influential female leaders in tech and business for a unique gathering of a multi-generational group of women in the business and tech industries. 

At the WTF Summit, The Information’s reporters will interview the tech and business world’s highest-powered female executives and leaders, drawing insights for the audience on the challenges of leading billion-dollar companies and how they’re driving global innovation and social change during an unprecedented era.

More information about the WTF Summit can be found at:

Jessica Lessin – The Information Founder and CEO

Sheryl Sandberg – Facebook COO, and Founder

Laurene Powell Jobs –  Emerson Collective Founder and President

Julia Hartz – Eventbrite CEO

Francois Brougher – Former Pinterest COO 

DeDe Lea – ViacomCBS Head Lobbyist

Maxine Williams – Facebook Chief Diversity Officer 

Kerry D. Chandler – Endeavor Chief Human Resources Officer 

Maria Renz – SoFi EVP and Group Business Unit Leader 

Adena Friedman — CEO, Nasdaq

Jenna Lyons – Former President and Executive Creative Director of J. Crew

Emily Weiss – Glossier CEO and Founder 

Linda Yaccarino – NBCUniversal Chairman of Advertising & Client Partnerships 

Heather Podesta – Invariant Founder and CEO

Emily Ramshaw – The 19th Co-Founder and CEO

Alyson Shontell – Business Insider Editor-in-Chief 

Mitra Kalita – CNN Senior Vice President for News – Opinion and Programming

Heidi Zak – ThirdLove CEO and Co-Founder

Jessica Toonkel – Reporter, The Information

Kate Clark – Reporter, The Information

Where: Virtual

When: Sept. 9, 2020

11:30 – 6:30 p.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. PT

Sept. 10, 2020

11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET / 8 a.m. -3:30 p.m. PT

A special thank you to our sponsors Intuit, Goldman Sachs, Roku, the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco and Tenfore Holdings.

For inquiries about group ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities, please email

The Information, founded by Jessica Lessin, is an award-winning technology and business news service that has become one of the most critical tools for executives, investors and professionals across all industries. With a paid subscription model, The Information provides business leaders with daily tech and global business news, acclaimed investigative reporting, deep corporate insights, exclusive events and access to the most influential leaders in business across all sectors. The Information focuses on a concise, direct approach to reporting, a commitment to investigative journalism, watchdog reporting of the tech and business industries and the exclusive community it has developed to connect The Information members to business resources and each other.