The Real Reason Women Aren’t Getting Ahead in Tech: “She’s Not Strategic”

Jess Iandiorio
Aug 22, 2020 · 9 min read
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Before I explain “She’s not strategic,” I’d like to give you a bit of background. I’m 38 years old and a two-time CMO for tech companies. I’ve joined five startups so far and held leadership positions at four of them. Along the way, I’ve had three children, and in my child-bearing years advocated for how to make tech family-friendly, how to handle exec pregnancies…