Mona Sabet

Founder, Tribal Ventures
204 - Intergenerational Mentoring: Perspectives on Success

Mona Sabet is an entrepreneur, business executive, fierce diversity advocate, and seasoned attorney. She has had hands-on management with P&L responsibility, entrepreneurial experience, and expertise in scaling businesses through early stage development ($10M - $50M), as well as in large organizations through inorganic growth and partnerships. She believes in the power of small diverse teams to drive significant, meaningful change. Ms. Sabet is one of the co-founders of ChIPs ("Chiefs in Intellectual Property"), originally intended as an informal dinner group by seven heads of IP from major technology companies in the Silicon Valley, now a worldwide organization helping women in the tech sector accelerate their careers.

As former GM of The Grace Hopper Celebration, Ms. Sabet led the strategy and implementation that took the event from 8,000 to 15,000 attendees in two years. She co-founded VIBLIO, an online video search and sharing service. Prior, she was on the buy side of start-ups, running corporate development for Cadence Design Systems. Ms. Sabet has a strong science, legal, and business background and years of experience negotiating complex technology deals. In her career, she has driven corporate growth through technology transactions, new product marketing initiatives, acquisitions, patent strategy, and talent management.