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Diane Flynn
Cofounder & CEO at Reboot Accel


The authors are the cofounders of Reboot Accel, empowering women to lead lives of impact and influence. They also consult with private equity, Fortune 500 and high-growth companies to improve innovation and profitability through the advancement of women. Their book, The Upside, showcases the business case for gender diversity and specific actions each stakeholder can take to build inclusive cultures.The Today Show, HuffPost, ABC News, NBC, and WSJ have profiled their unique approach to advancing women’s careers.

Both Diane Flynn and Patty O’Brien White received MBA’s from Harvard and together have decades of experience at companies like BCG, Electronic Arts, HP, and IBM. They are executive coaches who inspire leaders to maximize results and personal fulfillment. In addition to their work with corporations, they have facilitated leadership workshops for audiences at SXSW, the Stanford Business School, Harvard Alumni Association, and the Modern Elder Academy. Diane received her BA in Economics from Stanford; Patty received her BA in Economics from Georgetown.

Agenda Sessions

  • Connections: Women in private markets