Laura is a change-making entrepreneur. In 2008 she co-founded Silver Tail Systems, a company that protected over one billion online accounts before it was acquired by RSA in December 2012. Laura began her career at the National Security Agency and then Britannica.com before pioneering anti-phishing practices for eBay and PayPal in the early 2000s. Driven by the importance of helping organizations become more productive, innovative, and effective, Laura has researched the changes required to move today’s organizations forward. Laura’s new company, Unitive, is developing software to transform the talent management landscape by bolstering traditional human resource processes with software to eliminate unconscious bias. In 2012, Laura was listed on Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business list, Fortune’s list of Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, and Business Insider’s list of Most Powerful Women Engineers. She has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics.
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