Ep. 6 - Lisa Burton O'Toole, VP @ HearstLab

DevOps Diversity Podcast by Conor Delanbanque

Episode notes

During this episode, Lisa discusses how she is supporting women-led startups through the HearstLab accelerator, from funding to shared resources.

Lisa's investment thesis is that diverse teams build better businesses. She supports this with data such as "women-led startups give 2.5x higher returns than male-led businesses", and "ethnically diverse startups are 35% more likely to outperform their non-ethnically diverse counterparts".

Lisa gives insights into the shared services available at HearstLab, including a 'DevOps Fellow'. Early stage startups can spin up their infrastructure, operations and tooling while learning best practices from the DevOps Fellow who has worked with dozens of other startups who face similar problems.

Lisa Burton Ph.D. is the Vice President of HearstLab, where she provides investment and support ... 

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